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Staff

Name Contact
Pat Baehler
Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies
emsdgs@umn.edu
Emily Beck
Center Administrator
cmedst@umn.edu
Michelle Hamilton
Director
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Director of Graduate Studies
hamilton@umn.edu

Faculty

Name Contact Specialty
Bernard S. Bachrach
Professor
Department of History
114 Heller Hall
612-624-3301
bachr001@umn.edu
Early Angevin history, Fulk Nerra, medieval Europe before 1200, medieval military, Renaissance
Mary Franklin-Brown
Associate Professor
Department of French & Italian Studies
309A Folwell Hall
612-624-0314
brow2085@umn.edu
Old French romance and epic, medieval humanisms, dialogue between contemporary and medieval philosophy
Matthew Canepa
Associate Professor
Department of Art History
346 Heller Hall
612-625-8336
mpcanepa@umn.edu
Art and archaeology of Persia and the ancient Iranian world, Hellenistic Western and South Asia, and late-Roman/early-Byzantine Empire; cognitive archaeology
Lianna Farber
Associate Professor
Department of English
110H Lind Hall
612-626-7126
farbe004@umn.edu
Medieval literature and thought
Ryan Greenwood
Assistant Librarian
Law School Library
N30 Mondale Hall
612-625-7323
rgreenwo@umn.edu
Medieval Roman law, Magna Carta
Michelle Hamilton
Professor
Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies
209 Folwell Hall
612-625-6661
hamilton@umn.edu
Cultural contact in medieval Iberia, Hebrew and Arabic cultures of Europe, religious studies and philosophies
Gabriela Ilnitchi Currie
Associate Professor
School of Music
166 Ferguson Hall
612-624-0261
ilnit001@umn.edu
Medieval music theory, intersections between music and scientific thought in the early and premodern eras
Ruth Mazo Karras
Professor
Department of History
1222 Heller Hall
612-625-8578
rmk@umn.edu
Medieval Europe, medieval sexuality, women's and gender history, medieval Judaism
Michal A. Kobialka
Professor
Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
580C Rarig Center
612-625-0048
kobia001@umn.edu
Eastern European theater, theater historiography, medieval theater
Nita Krevans
Associate Professor
Department of Classical & Near Eastern Studies
245 Nicholson Hall
612-625-3422
nkrevans@umn.edu
Greek and Latin poetry, Hellenistic literature, history of the book
Rebecca Krug
Associate Professor
Department of English
110E Lind Hall
612-626-0048
krugx001@umn.edu
Late medieval literature, religion, culture, women's studies
Anatoly Liberman
Professor
Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch
323A Folwell Hall
612-625-5594
aliber@umn.edu
Folklore, historical phonology and the origin of words, Scandinavian mythology, languages and literatures of the Middle Ages
Michael Lower
Associate Professor
Department of History
1122 Heller Hall
612-624-7543
mlower@umn.edu
Medieval Mediterranean, the Crusades, Christian/Muslim relations, North Africa
Susan Noakes
Professor
Department of French & Italian
245 Folwell Hall
612-624-0076
noake001@umn.edu
Banking and economics in medieval literature, the global Middle Ages
James Parente
Professor
Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch
215 Johnston Hall
612-624-2535
paren001@umn.edu
Renaissance, Reformation, and Baroque literature and culture; medieval, German, Netherlandic, and Scandinavian literature and culture
Kathryn Reyerson
Professor
Department of History
1120 Heller Hall
612-624-8569
reyer001@umn.edu
Medieval Europe, Mediterranean Europe, medieval France, social and economic history
Andrew Scheil
Associate Professor
Department of History
110K Lind Hall
612-625-9518
ascheil@umn.edu
Old English language and literature
Jole Shackelford
Assistant Professor
History of Science, Technology & Medicine
511 Diehl Hall
651-227-4691
schack001@umn.edu
Early modern European science and medicine, history of Paracelsianism
Ray Wakefield
Associate Professor
Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch
328D Folwell Hall
612-920-9775
wakef001@umn.edu
Medieval German culture, medieval mystics, Dutch, manuscript culture
John Watkins
Professor
Department of English
312 Lind Hall
612-624-8879
watki005@umn.edu
Medieval and early modern diplomacy, premodern political culture, classical and medieval origins of the Renaissance
Peter Wells
Professor
Department of Anthroplogy
395 Hubert H. Humphrey Center
612-624-6845
wells001@umn.edu
Material culture, visual representation, European prehistory, Roman and early medieval periods, ancient Germans and Celts