Rebecca Krug specializes in late medieval English literature and culture. She is currently finishing a book about Margery Kempe. She has also been working on ideas about 'self-help' and emotional experience in the 14th and 15th centuries and on medieval gardens and gardening. Graduate students she has supervised have written dissertations about medieval gossip; sanctity and imitation; alliterative poetry and Troy; and women's speech and the law. Krug was awarded a GAPSA award for graduate advising (2012), the Red Motley Teaching Award at Minnesota (2007), and the Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Excellence in Teaching at Harvard University (1998).

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • M. A.: German, Indiana University, 1992 -
  • Ph.D.: English, Indiana University, 1996 -
  • M. A.: English, Indiana University, 1990 -


  • religion
  • culture
  • women's studies
  • literacy
  • nature
  • Late Medieval literature