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I have taught in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at UEA since 2005 where I teach primarily in Medieval and Early Modern literature. 

I am the Teaching Director for LDC.

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Key Research Interests and Expertise

My primary research interests concern the relationship between literature, context and culture, the construction and dissemination of individual and collective identities, relationships between literature and other cultural artefacts, and literature and place.



Medieval East Anglian cultural history; how people imagine regional identity (medieval and modern); medieval saints (esp. St Edmund); relics, miracles and pilgrimage; medieval literature and manuscripts; medieval church art and iconography.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 1 Jan 2011

Master of Arts, UEA

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003

Bachelor of Arts, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002