|Department of History and Archaeology|
Undergraduate studies at the University of Reading (BA in History); postgraduate studies at the University of Southampton (MA in History & Archaeology, PhD in Medieval History). I was a Research Fellow at the University of Winchester until 2008 and since then has been a Research Associate of the University of Cyprus. I am a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS). I have also acted as an external examiner, both for the University of Malta (examiner of Masters dissertations) and the University of New Mexico (examiner of doctoral research), and in the Spring semester of 2013 I was a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta.
Late Medieval & Early Modern European History
The Crusades and Military Orders, specifically:
The Hospitallers on Lusignan and Venetian Cyprus
The History of Islands
Rhodes in the Final Hospitaller Years, 1502 – 1522
Islands and Military Orders, c.1291-c.1798, ed. Emanuel Buttigieg and Simon Phillips, Ashgate, Farnham, 2013
The Prior of the Knights Hospitaller in Late Medieval England, Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge, 2009
Articles in Books, International Conference Proceedings & Journals
‘Hospitallers Aegean Empire in the Late Fifteenth Century: The Contribution of Cyprus in the Struggle for Supremacy’ in The Struggle for Supremacy, ed. George Cassar et al, Sacra Militia Foundation, Malta, 2015.
‘The Shining Virgin, Sappers and Silent Night Assaults: Comparisons with the Precursors to the 1565 Siege’ in Besieged: Malta 1565, ed. Maroma Camilleri et al, Malta Libraries, August 2015, 107-116.
‘Maligno spiritu ductus et sue professionis immemor: Conflicts within the Culture of the Hospitaller Order’ to be published in The Military Orders Volume 6: Culture and Conflict, ed. J. Schenk, Ashgate, Farnham (in press)
‘Hospitaller Relations with the Local Communities on Cyprus’, to be published in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Cypriot Studies, April-May 2008, Nicosia (forthcoming)
'Medieval Cyprus and the Crusades' in Chipre a través de los tiempos ed. F.J. Moreno Arrastio, Madrid, October 2013
‘The Hospitallers and Concepts of Island Existence’ in Islands and Military Orders, c.1291-c.1798, ed. Emanuel Buttigieg and Simon Phillips, Ashgate, Farnham, 2013, 11-1
‘Walking a Thin Line: Hospitaller Priors, Politics and Power in Late Medieval England’ in The Military Orders Volume 5: Politics and Power, ed. P. Edbury, Ashgate, Farnham, 2012, 219-229
‘The Hospitallers’ Acquisition of the Templar Lands in England’ in The Debate on the Trial of the Templars, 1307-1314, ed. J. Burgtorf, P. Crawford & H. Nicholson, Ashgate, Farnham, 2010, 237-246
‘The Recycling of Monastic Wealth in Medieval Southern England, 1300-1530’, Southern History, XXII, 2000 (2001), 45-71
Review of Documents Concerning Cyprus from the Hospital’s Rhodian Archives: 1409 - 1459, ed. K. Borchardt, A. Luttrell and E. Schöffler, Cyprus Research Centre, Nicosia, 2011, for Crusades, Volume 12, 2013
Review of Henry I: King of England and Duke of Normandy, by Judith A. Green, Cambridge University Press, 2006, for The Medieval Review, February 2008
Review of The Hospitallers and the Holy Land: Financing the Latin East, 1187 – 1274, by Judith Bronstein, Boydell, Woodbridge, 2005, for The Medieval Review, June 2007
Review of The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue, 1460 – 1565, by Gregory O’Malley, Oxford University Press, 2005, for Southern History, XXVIII, 2007