Linda Olson has been researching, writing and teaching in the fields of medieval literature and history for many years. Her publications include a number of articles on Latin manuscripts and two co-authored books: Voices in Dialogue: Reading Women in the Middle Ages (University of Notre Dame Press, 2005), and Opening Up Middle English Manuscripts: Literary and Visual Approaches (2012). She holds degrees in English and Classics (B.A. and M.A.) from the University of Victoria, Canada, and a doctorate in English and Related Literature (D.Phil.) from the University of York, England.