Canterbury Cathedral Research of MI Alumna Rachel Koopmans Makes International News

Author: Spencer T. B. Hunt

Rachel Koopmans examines medieval stained glassImage from The Times: Rachel Koopmans examines the panels, which were thought to have been Victorian; Gareth Fuller/PA

The research of MI Alumna Professor Rachel Koopmans (Ph.D., 2001) into the stained glass of Canterbury Cathedral has challenged previous assumptions about the artistic windows. Her ability to date what many assumed to be Victorian era images to the twelfth century has brought public attention to her important work.  

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