BA (Trinity College, Dublin), MSt and DPhil (University of Oxford)
Karl’s research focuses on the relationship between text and image in the Middle Ages, with a special interest in the movement of ideas across Europe and between Christian, Jewish, and Islamic communities. In 2013 he was awarded the Hawksmoor medal for architectural history, and has since worked at the History Faculty at Oxford, as well as the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Oxford. He is working on a monograph on the uses of architectural representations in the twelfth century, and has published on architectural drawings, Honorius Augustodunensis, as well as medievalism in the work of J.R.R. Tolkien.