People

Project Team

Our team consists of two Project Leaders, one Research Associate, and digital humanities developers. We are supported by an Advisory Group.

 
Prof. Richard Dance Principal Investigator – University of Cambridge
Richard Dance studied in Oxford, where he completed a doctorate in 1997 on the Old Norse influence on early Middle English vocabulary. He is Professor of Early English in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic in the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of St Catharine’s College.
  
Dr Sara Pons-Sanz Co-Investigator – University of Cardiff
After completing her doctorate on Norse-derived terms recorded in the works of Archbishop Wulfstan of York, Sara Pons-Sanz worked at the Universities of Nottingham and Westminster. She is currently a Reader in Cardiff University’s School of English, Communication and Philosophy.

 

Dr Brittany Schorn Research Associate – University of Cambridge
Brittany Schorn completed her doctorate on Old Norse eddic poetry in Cambridge in 2012. She was Research Associate on the Gersum Project from 2016 to 2020, based in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic in the University of Cambridge.

 

Advisory Group