Current and Recent Research Students
Ms. Natalie Moore
Natalie. J. Moore completed a BA at the University of North Carolina in 2010 majoring in English with minors in Creative Writing and was the first person to graduate with a minor in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. While there, she received a number of scholarships including the Philips Scholarship, the St. Andrew Society Award, and the Johnson and Garland Scholarship, and completed scholarly work on the influence of the Black Death on Medieval iconography in Europe in 2009. Her undergraduate thesis focused on the work of Herman Melville and his influence from Shakespeare. In 2011 she completed her masters in Medieval Studies at Edinburgh University with a thesis focusing on the French and English Breton Lay.
In the fall of 2011, she commenced her PhD at Durham under the supervision of Corinne Saunders, looking to focus her research on religion and magic in Medieval English Romance. Other research interests include correlations of intertextuality and 19th and 20th century children's literature.