Jen McFarland

Jennifer is an MA graduate in History at the University of Melbourne. Her thesis research focused on the identity, social status and activities of pizzochere (lay religious women) in sixteenth-century Venice. Her previous research on the relic cult of Saint Catherine of Siena in fifteenth-century Venice has been published in Renaissance Studies. She was 2019 ACIS-Save Venice Research Fellow and was also a member of the 2019 editorial collective for the Melbourne Historical Journal.