Faculty

Dr. Daniel Gerrard

Director

Dr. Gerrard’s research interests span a range of fields around religion, identity, and warfare in the high middle ages. His first monograph, The Church at War: The Military Activities of Bishops, Abbots and Other Clergy in England, c. 900-1200, was published by Routledge in 2016. He is also interested in writing history for the general public. His first short guide for a popular audience, The Connell Guide to the Normans, was published in 2017. A follow-up to that guide will be published under the title, The Normans: How William the Conqueror Changed Britain Forever, in 2020. view full profile

Dr. Daniel Gerrard

Director

Dr. Gerrard’s research interests span a range of fields around religion, identity, and warfare in the high middle ages. His first monograph, The Church at War: The Military Activities of Bishops, Abbots and Other Clergy in England, c. 900-1200, was published by Routledge in 2016. He is also interested in writing history for the general public. His first short guide for a popular audience, The Connell Guide to the Normans, was published in 2017. A follow-up to that guide will be published under the title, The Normans: How William the Conqueror Changed Britain Forever, in 2020. view full profile

Dr. Juliana Dresvina

Deputy Director

Dr. Dresvina's research interests include expressions of late-medieval piety, which reaches out into the fields of medical humanities, “neuromedievalism”, medieval manuscript production and circulation, and material culture, mainly focusing on England but extending into the Celtic areas and the Continent all the way into Russia, with secondary research interest being creative activities of the Oxford academics and their associates in the first half of the 20th century. view full profile

Dr. Juliana Dresvina

Deputy Director

Dr. Dresvina's research interests include expressions of late-medieval piety, which reaches out into the fields of medical humanities, “neuromedievalism”, medieval manuscript production and circulation, and material culture, mainly focusing on England but extending into the Celtic areas and the Continent all the way into Russia, with secondary research interest being creative activities of the Oxford academics and their associates in the first half of the 20th century. view full profile

Dr. Alexander Mitlehner

Fellow

Alexander has a long-held research interest in diatoms, marine algae with applications in environmental monitoring, environmental change and in age-dating of marine sediments. This interest stems from an undergraduate dissertation which was subsequently published and led to an academic career, firstly at University College London where he gained an MSc in Micropalaeontology, and then a PhD in Geological Sciences; and subsequently to research fellowships at the Natural History Museum, London and at the University of Edinburgh. view full profile

Dr. Alexander Mitlehner

Fellow

Alexander has a long-held research interest in diatoms, marine algae with applications in environmental monitoring, environmental change and in age-dating of marine sediments. This interest stems from an undergraduate dissertation which was subsequently published and led to an academic career, firstly at University College London where he gained an MSc in Micropalaeontology, and then a PhD in Geological Sciences; and subsequently to research fellowships at the Natural History Museum, London and at the University of Edinburgh. view full profile

Dr. Zuzia Stroynowski

Fellow

Despite the Polish name, Zuzia was born and raised in London. She obtained her BSc in Geography at the University of Plymouth, where she also found her love for surfing. After moving to Portugal in 2001, she was awarded a PhD, and consecutive post-doctoral scholarships that allowed her to experience science in a variety of settings, including working aboard ocean vessels and long stints at Japanese laboratories to fieldwork in remote regions of the world. She continues to collaborate and hold close ties with the Paleoceanography departments at IPMA and CCMAR and supervise PhD students abroad. view full profile

Dr. Zuzia Stroynowski

Fellow

Despite the Polish name, Zuzia was born and raised in London. She obtained her BSc in Geography at the University of Plymouth, where she also found her love for surfing. After moving to Portugal in 2001, she was awarded a PhD, and consecutive post-doctoral scholarships that allowed her to experience science in a variety of settings, including working aboard ocean vessels and long stints at Japanese laboratories to fieldwork in remote regions of the world. She continues to collaborate and hold close ties with the Paleoceanography departments at IPMA and CCMAR and supervise PhD students abroad. view full profile