Lucinda Martin currently holds a position at the Gotha Research Centre of the University of Erfurt, where she is carrying out a DFG-funded research project on the activities of the English Philadelphian Society in Germany. Her doctoral studies (funded by DAAD and the Max Planck Institute for History) took place at the Universities of Texas (Austin) and Göttingen. Her dissertation on Pietist women was named by the American Council of Graduate Schools as one the five best dissertations in the US for 2002-03. She has taught courses at the University of Würzburg and the University of Siegen and has held post-docs at the Martin Luther University in Halle and the Young Center for Pietist Studies in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.
She is particularly interested in Early Modern religion as a medium of social and cultural change.