Research Concentration: Women’s history within the context of medieval female monasticism.
My current project focuses on the sixth century Frankish queen and saint, Radegund, as a new model of sanctity, exploring her role and influence in terms of charity, hands-on palliative care, and hospital establishment.
“Ego Clamor Validus Gandeshemensis, Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim: Her Sources, Motives, and Historical Context.” Published in Magistra Winter 2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2.
Teaching Assistantships and Readerships at UCSB
History 115X – Medieval Scandals
History 4B – Western Civilization (1050-1715)
History 4C – Western Civilization (1715-Present)
History 2A – World History (Prehistory-1000 CE)