Honorary Senior Lecturer

Dr Lisa Wade

Staff positionHonorary Senior Lecturer

Lisa Wade specialises in the imagery of Hell and the Last Judgement in Italian Renaissance art. She has appeared on TV and radio in discussion on this subject and contributed to Phaidon’s 30,000 Years of Art, and 10,000 Years of Art. She also works on the representation of women in the religious art of the Renaissance, on saints and martyrs and on eighteenth-century theories of the sublime.

After over 20 years at Essex, Lisa Wade has moved to our partner institution University Campus Suffolk to head (and build) up the arts and humanities provision there. She remains affiliated to Essex as Honorary Senior Lecturer

Research interests
  • Imagery of Hell and The Last Judgement in the Italian Renaissance
  • Italian Renaissance Art 1300-1550
  • Women and Saints in the religious art of the Renaissance
  • C18th Century Theories of the Sublime

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