Loyola University Maryland

Medieval Studies

Faculty & Staff

Faculty associated with the Medieval studies minor program span various departments. They are as follows:

Frederick Bauerschmidt Professor of Theology

Areas of Study: Medieval Mystical Writers, Theology of Thomas Aquinas

B.A., University of the South; M.A.R., Yale University; Ph.D., Duke University

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Ursula Beitter Emerita Professor of German

Areas of Study: Heroic Epic, Niebelungenlied, Minnesang (German courtly love)

B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

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Kerry Boeye Medieval Studies Minor Coordinator, Associate Professor of Art History

Areas of Study: Medieval manuscript illumination, Representations of King Solomon

B.A., Swarthmore College, M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Dr. Kelly DeVries
Kelly DeVries Professor of History

Areas of Study: Medieval History, Military History and History of Technology

B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

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Kathleen Forni Professor of English

Area of Study: Chaucerian apocrypha

B.A., University of California (Berkeley); M.A., University of California (Los Angeles); Ph.D., University of Southern

Leslie Morgan
Leslie Zarker Morgan Emerita Professor of Italian and French

Areas of Study: Medieval Italian and French Literature, especially romance epic

A.B., Mt. Holyoke College; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Yale University

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Barnaby Nygren Associate Professor of Art History

Areas of Study: Italian and Northern Renaissance Art

B.A., Harvard College; M.A., Courtauld Institute (London); Ph.D., Harvard University

Martha Taylor
Martha Taylor Professor of Classics

Areas of Study: Classical Art and Archaeology, Republican Roman and Greek history

A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

Jinghua Wangling
Jinghua Wangling Associate Professor of Chinese

Areas of Study: Pre-modern Chinese Poetry, Early Chinese Literature and History, Early and Medieval Chinese Art History

Ph.D., Harvard University

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Jeffrey C. Witt Associate Professor of Philosophy

Areas of Study: Medieval Philosophy and Theology (especially the 14th and 15th centuries)

B.A. Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D. Boston College

Jeffrey C. Witt's Personal Website