Katy Cubitt joined UEA in 2017, and is Professor Medieval History.  She previously worked at the University of York (1995-2016), and has held posts at the universities of Birmingham, Leeds and University College London.  Her research interests span the early medieval world, from the seventh-century Mediterranean and the papacy to England before the Conquest.  She has published widely on the Anglo-Saxon church, and is currently involved in the Leverhulme-funded network, ‘Reconceptualising Reform 900-1150: Conceptualising Change in Medieval Religious Institutions’.  She is currently a member of the Royal Historical Society Council (2013-2017), President of the Norfolk and Norwich Historical Association, and a former REF panellist.


Professor Cubitt’s research and teaching interests include:

  • Early Medieval Britain, especially Anglo-Saxon England
  • Papacy in the early Middle Ages
  • The religious and cultural history of early medieval Europe

She would welcome applications from students wishing to work on these topics.

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