Dr Kristi Bain is the Associate Director for Research Initiatives at the University of Chicago’s Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society. Previously, Kristi managed REF A&H impact development in the Cambridge Research Office before taking on the Head of the Research & Collections Programme (Cambridge University Libraries and Museums, 2019-2021). She is also a Bye-Fellow of Newnham College, Cambridge. Kristi’s research background includes medieval religious culture, medieval and modern parish history, and cultural heritage studies. Kristi holds a PhD in Religious & Medieval Studies from Northwestern University (Evanston/Chicago, USA).