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

 

Dr 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 Reader in 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 lecturer at 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 is Research Associate on the Gersum Project, and based in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic in the University of Cambridge.