BA (London), MA, PhD (Nott)Dee Dyas is Director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture which was founded in 1999. She read English Language and Literature at the University of London and completed her doctoral dissertation on 'Aspects of Pilgrimage and their influence on Medieval English Literature' at the University of Nottingham. She also holds a MA in Theology from Nottingham.
Dee's research interests focus primarily on the history, experience and significance of pilgrimage from the earliest centuries to the present day and the interaction of Christian belief and practice with aspects of western culture. She is series editor for the Boydell and Brewer series Christianity and Culture: Issues in Research and Teaching (2004 onwards).
She is also keenly interested in the use of technology and interactive resources in teaching and knowledge transfer. She has edited the three substantial interactive resources (on the Bible and Medieval Art, Pilgrimage, and the Parish Church in England) which have been produced by the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture in collaboration with an international team of scholars.