Professor Joanna Story

Professor of Early Medieval History


Professor Joanna Story is an expert in the history, art and archaeology of early medieval Europe, AD 500–1100. Her research explores the connections between the Insular world (Britain and Ireland) and continental Europe, and the contribution of the islands to culture of post-Roman Europe.

Professor Story has published widely on texts and art preserved in early medieval manuscripts, as well as contemporary sculpture and monumental inscriptions. She was the lead academic advisor to the British Library’s Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms exhibition in 2018/19.

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