Nancy McLoughlin has taught at DePaul University in Chicago, Willamette University in Oregon, and the University of New Mexico. She is currently Associate Professor of Medieval European History at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses upon the intersection of politics, institutions, religious practices, theories of knowledge, and gender. In addition to her monograph, Jean Gerson and Gender: Rhetoric and Politics in Fifteenth-Century France (Palgrave, 2015), she has authored five articles on the authentication strategies employed by the influential late medieval theologian John Gerson (1363-1429). She is currently working on a book about the seven deadly sins tradition.