Elected: 2011
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Professor Julia Mary Howard Smith FRSE

Chichele Professor of Medieval History, University of Oxford.

Professor Julia Smith received her DPhil from the University of Oxford and returned to the University more than 30 years later to take up her current position. Prior to this appointment Julia served as Professor of Medieval History and Deputy Head of the College of Arts at the University of Glasgow. Her expertise is in the early Middle Ages and research interests include the late antique and early medieval history c300-1110; medieval stains hagiography and relics; women and gender in the early Middle Ages.