Staff

Director
Dee is Reader in the History of Christianity and Director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture and the Centre for Pilgrimage Studies at the University of York. Her research interests and publications have focused primarily on the history, experience and significance of pilgrimage from the earliest centuries to the present day and the interaction of Christian belief and practice with Western culture, especially literature and art.
Research and Impact Officer
Louise read Medieval English and History at Birmingham University and has an MA In Archive Administration from UCL. She joined the Centre in 2009, having worked in partnership previously through her role at York Minster. Louise is completing a part-time PhD at York on the history of the stained glass of York Minster c.1450-1802.
Head of Technical Design
Patrick graduated from the University of York with an MSc in Archaeological Information Systems, and has worked for The Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture since 2003. He provides design and technical expertise for the creation of C&C's digital resources, including Images of Salvation (2004), Pilgrims and Pilgrimage (2007), The English Parish Church through the Centuries (2010) and English Cathedrals and Monasteries (2013).
Digital Research Fellow
He has a BA in English and Anthropology from the University of Denver and an MA in Medieval Archaeology from Durham University. He holds a PhD in Medieval Studies from the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York. His doctoral work studied the late medieval relationship between God and man in English parish churches.
3D Modelling Specialist
Geoff graduated from the University of York with an MSc in Archaeological Information Systems. He has nearly 10 years experience within the graphics/CGI industry, 7 of those focusing primarily on heritage and the interpretation of historic and archaeological sites. Geoff started working for The Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture as 3D Modelling Specialist in 2014.
Centre Manager
Victoria read English with Educational Studies at the University of Hull, followed by a PhD in Holocaust Literature and Jewish Identity at the University of Leeds. She has worked at several universities in Yorkshire, teaching theology and religious studies, as a researcher in issues of religion in society, and as a Research Fellow on two externally funded research projects. She was assistant editor of the International Journal of Public Theology and has published on the Holocaust in relation to religion and the public sphere, education, and literature.
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