Anna Dorofeeva completed her PhD on early medieval Physiologus manuscripts at the University of Cambridge in 2015. She holds a BA in French and German from the University of Bristol and an MPhil in Medieval History from the University of Cambridge. Anna was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Frankfurt from 2015-2017. She is currently an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin. Her principal research interests are encyclopaedic knowledge in the early middle ages, early medieval glossaries and miscellany manuscripts, Carolingian cultural history, palaeography and codicology. You can follow her on Twitter, where she tweets for NSCM.
Michael J. Kelly
Michael J. Kelly is Visiting Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature and Judaic Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton. His research intersects the history of the late antique and earlier medieval Mediterranean with philosophy of history and critical theory. Michael received his Ph.D. in History in 2015 from the University of Leeds, where he wrote a thesis titled Writing History, Narrating Fulfillment. Michael is the General Director of the international open-access project Networks and Neighbours and, with Dolores Castro, General Editor of the associated digital series Visigothic Symposia. He is also co-director, with Paulo Pachá, of Capitalism’s Past. He has published works in history, philosophy and literature, including Theories of History: History Read Across the Humanities, edited with Arthur Rose (London: Bloomsbury, 2018). Prior to Binghamton, he was Associate Lecturer of Early Medieval History at the University of York (UK) and taught critical historiography at Leeds Trinity University and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.