Professor Abigail Brundin took up her role as Director of the BSR in September 2021. She is Professor of Italian and a fellow of St Catharine’s College at the University of Cambridge, where she was previously Chair of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics. Her research interests include Italian literature and literary history from the beginning of the age of print, with particular concern for marginalised voices including those of women and religious minorities. She has also run projects in historic libraries in English country houses on books connected with the Grand Tour, in collaboration with the National Trust and English Heritage.
Abigail is based in Rome. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on +39 06 32649375.