Lesley’s principal area of research are the history of Marian art, literature, and doctrine, as well as the nature of the sacred. She has also written books and articles on women’s writing (Isabel de Villena, Teresa of Ávila), and medieval material culture (textiles, embroidery, perfumes). Her current research project is ‘Elite women’s writing and the Holy Word’.
PhD, Hispanic Studies30 Jun 1995 - 31 Dec 2099
Fellow (FHEA), Higher Education Academy (HEA)24 Feb 2003 -