Jen McFarland

Jennifer is an MA candidate in History at the University of Melbourne. Her thesis research focuses 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 is a current ACIS-Save Venice Research Fellow (2019), and is also a member of the 2019 editorial collective for the Melbourne Historical Journal.