Orielensis and Honorary Fellow Peter Biller (1963, History) has been made a Corresponding Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America.
The Medieval Academy of America, founded in 1925, exists to promote excellence in the field of Medieval Studies and to support research, publication, and teaching in all aspects of the Middle Ages. Fellowships and Corresponding Fellowships are awarded to individuals to honour major long-term scholarly achievement within the field of Medieval Studies. Fellows are nominated by MAA members and elected by a vote of the Fellows.
Peter Biller, who is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at the University of York, is also a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Historical Society. His research focuses on medieval thought, heresy and inquisition. He was made an Honorary Fellow of Oriel in 2017 in recognition of his outstanding academic achievements.