Meet Our Faculty

John Eldevik

John Eldevik, Associate Professor of History

B.A., Pomona College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of expertise: social and economic history of the early Middle Ages, history of law and mechanisms of conflict resolution, and the perceptions of non-Christian peoples and lands in medieval manuscript culture
Barbara Gold

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor Classics and Greek Literature

B.A., University of Michigan; M.A. and Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Areas of expertise: classical literature and social history, feminist theory and late antiquity and medieval literature
Lydia Hamessley

Lydia Hamessley, Professor of Music

B.Mus.Ed., Texas Lutheran College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Areas of expertise: American folk and traditional musics, banjo, music and film, Medieval and Renaissance music, music and gender
Roberta Krueger

Roberta Krueger, the Burgess Professor of French

B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz
Areas of expertise: medieval and Renaissance French literature and culture, medieval and early modern women writers, Chrétien de Troyes, Christine de Pizan, Antoine de la Sale, medieval European courtly romance, medieval and early modern conduct books, and French language pedagogy
John McEnroe

John McEnroe, the John and Anne Fischer Professor of Fine Arts

B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Toronto
Areas of expertise: ancient art and archaeology, ancient Greece and Rome, modern Greece and Italian Renaissance art
Nhora Lucía Serrano

Nhora Lucía Serrano, Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

B.A., Amherst College; M.A., New York University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Areas of expertise: visual studies and critical theory, medieval and Renaissance studies, Latin America literature and art, Latino/a/x studies, transatlantic studies, digital humanities & interactive Media, and editorial cartoons & comics
Katherine Terrell

Katherine Terrell, Associate Professor of Literature

B.A., Kenyon College; M.Phil., Oxford University, St. Hilda's College; M.A., University of Toronto; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of expertise: Old English, Middle English and Middle Scots language and literature
Margaret Thickstun

Margaret Thickstun, the Jane Watson Irwin Professor, Department Chair

B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of expertise: literature in 17th-century England and Colonial America, particularly by women and by people writing on religious subjects
Xavier Tubau

Xavier Tubau, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

B.A. and Ph.D., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Areas of expertise: early modern Hispanic literature and culture
Maria Willstedt

Maria Willstedt, Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

B.A. and M.A., Abo Akademi University; M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of expertise: Medieval Spanish literature and culture

Contact Information

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
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