Professor Patricia Skinner

Patricia Skinner holds a Personal Chair in History at Swansea University. Her research interests include the history of southern Italy in the early middle ages, gender relations in medieval Europe, Jewish history and the history of health and medicine. She is currently completing a project sponsored by the Wellcome Trust on medical and social responses to disfigurement in medieval Europe. Her most recent book was on Medieval Amalfi and its Diaspora, 800-1250 (Oxford, 2013).