Associate Professor of History, Keene State College

Ph.D. History from New York University

Currently at work on: The Symbolism of the Bed in the Early to Central Middle Ages for ARC Humanities Press

Select Recent Publications:

“‘The Illumination of the Eye and the Rhetoric of Sanctity,” in Other Monasticisms, ed. Sheila Bond and Clark Maines (Turnhout Belgium: Brepols forthcoming Spring 2020)

Spiritual Motherhood and Monastic Familia: Defining the Boundaries between Blood Kin and Monastic Familia in the Early to Central Middle Ages,” in Selected proceedings from the 36thAnnual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, ed. Meriem Pages and Robert Sullivan, (2017, Cambridge Scholars Press)

“Gertrude’s Tonsure: An Examination of Hair as a Symbol of Gender, Family, and Authority in the Seventh-Century Vita of Gertrude of Nivelles”
(Journal of Medieval History, June 2013)

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of History, Keene State College