Faculty

English 

Dr. Sarah Baechle, Assistant Professor

Middle English Language and Literature, Chaucer, Manuscript Studies

Dr. Lindy Brady, Assistant Professor

Old English, Medieval Irish and Welsh, Old Norse, and Anglo-Latin Literature

Dr. J. R. Hall, Professor Emeritus

Old and Middle English

Dr. Mary Hayes, Associate Professor and Director of the Medieval Studies Minor

History of the English Language, Old and Middle English Literature, Medieval Religious Literature, Magic and the Occult


Languages

Dr. Melvin S. Arrington, Professor Emeritus of Spanish

Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature

Dr. Valerio Cappozzo, Assistant Professor of Italian and Director of the Italian Language Program

Medieval Italian Dream Vision Poetry with special emphasis on the Islamic Dream

Dr. Brad Cook, Associate Professor of Classics

Medieval Latin, Classical Tradition in the Middle Ages, Byzantine Empire and Renaissance

Dr. Dylan Goldblatt, Instructional Assistant Professor of German and Director of Basic German

Middle High German Language, Arthurian Romance, Tristan Studies, Law in Medieval Literature, the Faust Legend

Dr. Chris Sapp, Associate Professor of German and Linguistics

Historical morphology, syntax of German, and Scandinavian Linguistics

Dr. Dan O’Sullivan, Professor of French

Manuscript and material culture, philology, historical linguistics and textual criticism of music and text


History 

Dr. Lester L. Field, Jr., Professor of History

Middle Ages and Late Antiquity, Cultural and Intellectual History

Dr. Courtney Kneupper, Assistant Professor of History

Religious and Cultural History of late Middle Ages, heresy, prophecy, dissent

Dr. Nicolas Trepanier, Assistant Professor of History

Medieval History, Middle East, Foodways, Anatolia

Dr. Jeffrey R. Watt, Kelly Gene Cook, Sr. Chair and Professor of History

Medieval and Early Modern History, Historiography, Social History, Witchcraft, the Reformation


Music 

Dr. Michael Gardiner, Assistant Professor of Music

Intersection of theological and musical space, Hildegard von Bingen

Dr. Warren Steel, Professor Emeritus of Music

Music History, Ethnomusicology, Applied Organ and Harpsichord


International Studies

Dr. William Casper Schenk, Associate Director for the Croft Institute of International Studies

French and Italian Medieval Literature


Religion and Philosophy

Dr. Mary Thurlkill, Professor of Religion

Early Church History, Medieval Christianity and Islam, Merovingian Gaul, Shi’ism, and Gender Studies


Art History

Dr. Nancy Wicker, Professor of Art History

Medieval Art History and Archaeology, Scandinavia, Early Medieval Reception of Roman Art,

Gender in Archaeology, Germanic-style Animal Art, Runic Literacy