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).