Registered General Nurse 1978; Diploma Operating Theatre Technique 1981; Registered Clinical Nurse Teacher 1982; BA Cambridge 1993, MA 1997, PhD 1998.
Published on medieval puns, ghosts and witch-trials; on J.M. Rymer, T.P. Prest and G.W.M. Reynolds. Edited and introduced The String of Pearls, The Necromancer, Wagner the Wehr-wolf, co-translated La Proie et l'ombre with Fiona Cox. The Mysteries of London forthcoming 2008.