Eliza was educated at the Universities of Oxford and Durham, and received her DPhil from Oxford in 2015. Her doctoral dissertation explored the role of urban networks in English politics during the Wars of the Roses, and was funded through a Clarendon Scholarship from Oxford University Press, a Bryce Research Studentship from the Faculty of History at Oxford, and a Scouloudi Doctoral Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research. Before joining UEA in 2019, Eliza was a Fellow-by-Examination at Magdalen College, Oxford and a lecturer at the University of Sheffield.

Eliza's research focuses on late medieval Europe, with a particular interest in the history of towns in the British Isles during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. In addition to her specialist research, Eliza is interested in interdisciplinary and comparative approaches to urbanism, political language, rebellion, networks, and empire.

Academic Background

BA (Hons) Modern History, Oxford

MA Medieval History, Durham

DPhil History, Oxford

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