Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey, an Associate Professor in the French Department, was awarded the title of ‘Supervisor of the Year (2018)’ by the Dean of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Student’s Union. The award was presented at the Postgraduate ball on Saturday 26 May 2018. Dr Alyn Stacey is currently supervising postgraduates in the field of the French Renaissance and contemporary French writing. She is a Fellow of the College (2004), and was awarded the title of Chevalier de l’ordre national du mérite by the French President in 2017 for her contribution to her discipline. She was also awarded membership of the Académie de Savoie in 2005 in recognition of her work on Savoy. She is Director of the Trinity Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Chief Editor of the refereed series ‘Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance’ (Oxford, Peter Lang), and a member of the Editorial Board of H-France. In the past, she has served on the Executive Committees of French Studies and of Renaissance Studies, the two leading scholarly bodies in their respective disciplines.