Personal Statement:

My research focuses on community identity in the medieval Mediterranean spanning roughly 950-1150 CE, with a focus on the roles of holy individuals and saints in community mediation, both religious and political. My work draws comparisons between saints in southern Italy and Sicily, and Sufi saints in the medieval Maghreb, mainly Morocco and Spain.

Teaching Fields:

Medieval Italy, Medieval History, Mediterranean History

Courses Taught:

Spring 2016: “Violence and Religion in the Medieval Mediterranean (and Today)”

Hist102KY Syllabus – Violence&Rel