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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 2019

Professor Ian N. Wood FBA

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About this Fellow

Religious and cultural history of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Early Medieval History, University of Leeds

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Early Medieval History, University of Leeds, 1995 - 2015
  • Gastprofessor, Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien, 2000
  • Gæsteprofessor, University of Aarhus, 1997
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds, 1989 - 1995
  • Gastprofessor, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Universität Wien, 1994 - 1995
  • Lecturer, University of Leeds, 1976 - 1989


Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor David Abulafia

The political, economic, religious and social history of the Mediterranean in the late Middle Ages, especially Italy and Spain; attitudes in late medieval Europe to non-Christian religions and peoples

Professor Peter Jackson

The Mongol Empire & its relations with the Catholic West; the Crusades & the Latin East; & the eastern Islamic world in the Middle Ages.

Professor Nancy Edwards

The archaeology of Wales and Ireland c. AD400-1150; early medieval inscribed stones and stone sculpture and the archaeology of the church; antiquarians and Welsh archaeology

Professor Elizabeth Eva Leach

History, theory, and analysis of 13th- and 14th-century music; music and French poetry in the same period; themes of love, violence, gender, and sexuality