About Us

This blog was started by Maryanne Kowaleski and Katherina Fostano with the help of Heather V. Hill and the timely advice of Morgan Kay. This page contains short notices of those who have contributed to the Medieval Londoners Blog.

Maryanne Kowaleski is Joseph Fitzpatrick SJ Distinguished Emerita Professor of History and Medieval Studies at Fordham University. She is Project Manager and Editor of the Medieval Londoners Project.

Katherina FostanoMLIS, is Visual and Digital Resources Coordinator for the Art History and Music Department and for the Center of  Medieval Studies at Fordham University. She is the Technical Director and a Contributing Editor for the Medieval Londoners Project.

Morgan Kay is a WordPress developer who received her M.A. in Medieval Studies from Fordham University.

Morgan McMinn is a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of West Virginia who is writing a dissertaton comparing the relationships between the laity and three male and three female Benedictine houses in the diocese of Lincolnshire. Her article in the blog is about the dataset that she compiled of the embroiderers of London.

Malcolm Richardson is Taylor Emeritus Professor of English at Louisiana State University. He contributed text and maps (with the cartographic help of Dr Gabriele Richardson) for the pages on Maps of London’s Common Law Inns, described in the December 2021 blog post.