I am an historian of religion in the Middle Ages with current interest in women as producers of books and in religious communities that housed both women and men in the premodern era. My personal website abeach.org and I maintain a blog, Scriptrix.org.
Associate Professor of History, The Ohio State University
Columbia University, PhD
The Cambridge New History of Medieval Monasticism in the Latin West (ed. with Isabelle Cochelin), Cambridge University Press
The Trauma of Monastic Reform: Community and Conflict in Twelfth-Century Germany, Cambridge University Press
Women as Scribes: Book Production and Monastic Reform in Twelfth-Century Bavaria, Cambridge University Press