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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 Vincent Gillespie

Medieval literary theory and the psychology of literary response; poetic identity in the Middle Ages; Nietzschean slow reading; medieval religious writing ("vernacular theology"); Syon Abbey; history of the book

Professor Peter Biller

Medieval history; heresy, inquisition & 'religions': university texts as the locus for medieval thought about contemporary social topics such as medicine, peoples and population.

Professor Simon Franklin

History and culture of Russia & Eastern Europe, Medieval & Early Modern; cultural and social history of information technologies