Administrative Faculty and Staff
All faculty members appointed to the Program in Medieval Studies also hold positions in other departments. Click on any of the links below for that faculty's other departmental page.
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Scholarly interests: Judeo-Islamic studies; Islamic Spain.
Scholarly interests: Early medieval philosophy (Christian and pagan); Platonism; intellectual history.
Scholarly interests: Old Church Slavonic; historical and comparative Slavic philology; South Slavic languages, Polish, Russian and Belarusian, the Balkan language area, Old Church Slavonic, Slavic historical grammar, comparative and contrastive grammar, and pedagogical grammar. In general linguistics: syntax, morphology, and phonology (in particular relative and other subordinate clauses) interrogatives, clitic rules, word order, reflexive verbs, accent rules, etc., usually using Slavic material.
Scholarly interests: Old French epic, courtly romance, the history of the French language, Old French and Old Occitan (Provençal) language and literature.
Scholarly interests: Medieval Scandinavia and Old Norse (history and literature); cultural history, especially of medieval Europe; violence, honour and gender; paganism and conversion history.
Scholarly interests: Old and Middle English (at present especially Chaucer, Langland, Gower); medieval history writing; intellectual communities and the sociology of knowledge; visions of women and women's writings; paleography and codicology.
Groos, Arthur |
Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities
Scholarly interests: Early Christianity and early Judaism; religion in Late Antiquity; text transmission in Late Antiquity; asceticism and monasticism.
Scholarly interests: Syntactic structures of the Germanic languages (especially the older ones) and the Celtic languages (primarily Welsh and Scottish Gaelic), and what they can tell us about the principles of syntactic organization operating in natural language. Germanic philology (Old Norse and Icelandic, Old and Middle High German, Old English, Old Saxon, Gothic, modern German and Scandinavian languages), Celtic language and philology (especially medieval and modern Welsh).
Scholarly interests: History of music theory and thought; Pythagoreanism and Platonism; Medieval Latin philology and manuscript studies; Medieval Persian literature.
Scholarly interests: Old and Middle English literature; Old Norse-Icelandic literature; English philology. Though primarily interested in literature, he has occasionally served on committees of students interested in linguistics.
Scholarly interests: Medical history, Chinese government policies to educate southern peoples in medicine, suppression of southern "shamans."
Scholarly interests: Medieval French and Italian literature; phenomenology; theology; pornography; critical poetics; sexuality and gender studies.
Scholarly interests: Medieval, European social, legal, political history. England to 1400.
Scholarly interests: Latin paleography and medieval intellectual history
Scholarly interests: Literature of the medieval and Renaissance periods, including Edmund Spenser, Dante, Malory, Ficino and other Latin writers, romance, and allegory.
Scholarly interests: Rhetoric; Neo-Latin; medieval Latin and Italian literature. Italian, French, English, and German texts from Dante to Milton.
Scholarly interests: Classical and Near Eastern archaeology, Aegean dendrochronology, numismatics.
Scholarly interests: Specializes in medieval philosophy and philosophy of religion. His interests also include ethics, moral psychology, philosophy of action, and Aristotle. He has taught advanced courses in recent years on Augustine, Aquinas's moral psychology, the concept of free will in the Middle Ages, the place of Aristotle's Posterior Analytics in medieval philosophy, and divine goodness.
Manning, Sturt | Goldwin Smith Professor of Classical Archaeology
Scholarly interests: Archaeology (especially Mediterranean, Near East and Europe), archaeological theory, complex societies; dendrochronology (and dendroarchaeology and dendro-environment studies) - for example re Medieval period: structures, landscapes, etc., in Europe and Mediterranean region; climate and history; archaeological science.
Scholarly interests: Italian literature and culture (especially 1200-1600). Feminist criticism. Critical pedagogy.
Scholarly interests: Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy, especially Florence; Machiavelli.
Scholarly interests: Medieval musicology, thirteenth-century French secular music, music and queer identity, rock music and gender.
Scholarly interests: Medieval Spanish literature, especially books of chivalry, Golden Age poetics, cartography, theories of space, "mester de clerecía," romance.
Scholarly interests: Medieval Islamic history and law.
Scholarly interests: Middle English literature, allegory theory, medieval philosophy and rhetoric, contemporary critical theory, feminist and queer studies.
Rebillard, Eric | Professor (on leave 2011/12)
Scholarly interests: History and Archaeology of Late Antiquity, Transformation of the Classical World, Tertullian, Augustine, Latin Sermons.
Scholarly interests: Medieval Mediterranean visual culture, 1000-1500 A.D. (Islamic and Christian); religion and art; medieval Iberia and the Maghreb, interfaces between visual culture and literature, and Sufism.
Scholarly interests: Medieval western European languages and literatures (in particular Old Norse, Middle Irish, and Anglo-Norman French); cultures in contact; technical vocabularies and the transfer of technology (in particular nautical and maritime).
Scholarly interests: Origin of Russian historiography in the 11th century, reflection of the medieval cult's of saints in the history of Russian culture in and beyond the medieval period.
Scholarly interests: Classical and medieval Arabic literature, modern Arabic poetry, plural Islam, and the Indian Ocean.
Scholarly interests: Chinese literature and literary thought from Han through early Song; medieval Chinese intellectual history; text production and text culture in pre-modern China.
Scholarly interests: Indo-European linguistics, Old Irish.
Wetherbee, Winthrop |
Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities (Emeritus)
Scholarly interests: Chaucer; Middle English; Classical and medieval Latin; Dante; Old French poetry; Medieval literary criticitism.
Scholarly interests: Old English literature (with a special interest in prose homilies and biblical poetry); Middle English