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Katherine Hindley

Visiting Research Fellow

Katherine Hindley is Assistant Professor of Medieval Literature at NTU, Singapore.  Her current project studies words at their most powerful, examining the medieval belief that spoken charms and written amulets could physically change the world. 


Her research has been supported by Singapore’s Ministry of Education, the Medieval Academy of America, the Bibliographical Society of America, and the Josephine de Karman Fellowship, among others.  Katherine received her PhD in Medieval Studies from Yale University in 2017, and also holds degrees from the University of Oxford.  As of 2019, Katherine is Acting Director of the London International Palaeography Summer School.