Emma Rose Barber
Emma Rose Barber is an art historian who has been teaching and lecturing for over twenty years. She specialises in the art of the Renaissance: the Italian Renaissance and the northern Renaissance. Latterly, she has become a specialist in medieval art and culture, in particular illuminated manuscripts, as part of her PhD studies. She was the head of the art history department at the British Institute in Florence between 2002-2006. Currently she teaches at the Open University and SOAS as well as the University of Oxford's Department for Continuing Education. She has also recently started a blog called The Shy Churchgoer, dedicated to celebrating the art and history of churches.