Research Profiles

Amy Jeffs is doing a PhD at the University of Cambridge with Prof Paul
Binski. She works on books of illustrated histories produced in England
between 1240 and 1340. Alongside her PhD she is co-convening the Digital
Pilgrim Project and edits Mausolus, the journal of the Mausolea and
Monuments Trust.

James Alexander Cameron – is a third-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld working on sedilia in English churches. His research focuses mainly on the art of the English parish church, but maintains an interest in the art of the Italian Trecento, as well as the neo-Medievalism of the Gothic Revival. Research page at the Courtauld.

Meg Bernstein – is a PhD candidate in the department of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles. Presently, she is in residence at the Courtauld as Kress Institutional Fellow (2015-2017). Meg’s dissertation project focuses on the architectural developments in English parish churches during the thirteenth century, with an interest in historiography, urbanism, and the mendicant orders. Please visit her Courtauld research page or Academia.edu page for more information.

Costanza Beltrami – is a first-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute, working on Juan Guas and fifteenth-century Spanish Gothic architecture. She is also a staff writer for the Italian Art Society’s Blog. Please visit her research page at the Courtauld or her Academia profile.

Georg Geml – is a junior researcher at Illuminare, the Centre for the Study of Medieval Art at Leuven, and a PhD student at the Department for Art History at the KU Leuven, Belgium.  He is currently working in a project funded by the KU Leuven on the Johannesschüssel in Central Europe. In his research he examines the relationship between form and function of medieval sculpture and the reception of medieval art in 19th and 20th centuries.  See the following pages for more information https://kuleuven.academia.edu/GeorgGeml and http://www.illuminare.be/

Jack Hartnell – is a Visiting Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute and a Teaching Fellow at UCL. His work examines the relationship between medieval art and medical anatomy, as well as the broader relationships between histories of art and science. Research page at the Courtauld.

Michaela Zöschg – is a third-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute, working on art for the Order of the Poor Clares in late medieval Europe. Her main research interests include: art production and patronage of the mendicant orders; medieval art, gender and the senses; artistic transfer and exchange in the Middle Ages. Research page at the Courtauld.

Lara Frentrop – is a second-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute, examining the use of precious metal vessels in Middle Byzantine material culture and dining. Research page at the Courtauld.

Julia Crispin – is a fourth-year PhD student at the University of Münster. Her research focusses on English art patronage in France and Normandy between c. 1420 and 1450, especially book illumination. Research interests include art as well as political history of
England, France, Burgundy and Italy in the Late Middle Ages, urban history and
the political and devotional use of artworks. Homepage at Münster University.

Sophie Dentzer – is a third-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute, working on Gothic architecture in England with a special focus on decorative vaults. Her main research interests include: medieval architecture in Europe (especially England, France and Germany); design and construction processes; artistic transfer and exchange in the Middle Ages; receptions of medieval art and architecture in post-medieval Europe. Research page at the Courtauld

Joost Joustra – is a second-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute, working on the representation of space in Florentine religious painting between c. 1420 and 1460. Research interests include painting and the arts of Central Italy and Venice in the Renaissance period and the historiography of art. Research page at the Courtauld.

Jana Gajdosova – is a fourth year PhD student at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her PhD thesis focuses on the Old Town Bridge Tower in Prague and its sculptural programme. More generally, my research interests include medieval processions and urban propaganda; imagery of kings and emperors in urban settings; and medieval town planning. See her Academia.edu profile: here.

Maria Alessia Rossi – is a second-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute working on the development and proliferation of Christ’s Miracle Cycle in monumental decoration between the years 1290-1330 in the Byzantine Empire and the Serbian Kingdom. Research page at the Courtauld.

Jessica Barker – is a third-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute, working on the joint memorials of spouses in England, c. 1300- c. 1500. Her research interests include: representations of marriage; gender; late-medieval sculpture and the senses; and the interaction between sculpture and the liturgy. Research page at the Courtauld.

Emily Pegues – is a second-year Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute, working on the Netherlandish sculptor Jan Borman (active c. 1489-1520).  Research interests include: interactions between sculpture and other media, depictions of tools and materials, artist signatures and self-representation, and historiography.  Research page at the Courtauld.

 

Imogen Tedbury – is a second-year Collaborative Doctoral Award Ph.D. student at the Courtauld Institute and the National Gallery, working on the reception of Sienese trecento & quattrocento painting in Britain. Her research interests include the history of collecting, restoration and the art market, museum history & the art of Siena. Research page at the Courtauld.

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