Dr Emma Wells
Academic, author and broadcaster, Dr Emma J. Wells is a specialist in the ecclesiastical and architectural history of medieval and reformation-era England, and the author of an array of publications. Publications including Pilgrim Routes of the British Isles, the forthcoming Heaven On Earth: The Lives & Legacies of the World’s Greatest Cathedrals, and co-editor for the Brepols series, Reinterpreting the Middle Ages. Awarded her PhD from Durham University for which she was a British Archaeological Association Ochs Scholar and recipient of the Society Church Archaeology Research Grant, she is now Lecturer and Research Associate at the University of York, Secretary of the Society for Church Archaeology, Assistant Editor to the Journal of Church Archaeology, and a member of Norwich’s Centre for Parish Church Studies academic advisory board. She is also a broadcaster and regularly writes for popular magazines, such as BBC History, BBC Countryfile and History Today.