Claudia Märtl

From 1995 to 2020, Claudia Märtl was Full Professor of Medieval History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and from 2012 to 2014 was president of Monumenta Germaniae Historica. Following study in History, English and Romance languages at the University of Regensburg, she received a Ph.D. under the mentorship of the historian Horst Fuhrmann. In 1994 she obtained Habilitation with research on the life and works of cardinal Jean Jouffroy. Prior to the position in History at the University of Munich, she taught from 1995 to 2001 at the Technische Universtät Braunschweig. She is a member of the central board for Monumenta Germaniae Historicae through Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, of the Kuratorium des Deutschen Studienzentrums in Venedig through Kommission für die Regesta Imperii (Mainzer Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur), of SISMEL, Corresponding Member of Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften and  Braunschweigische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy. Her research focus is on the history of manuscript traditions for medieval Latin texts, historiography of the Late Middle Ages, the history and spread of Humanism, and the social history of the papal Curia in the late Middle Ages.