Skip to main content


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

Contact Us

Kerry Boeye
Associate Professor, Fine Arts
Headshot of Frederick Bauerschmidt
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
Placeholder Image
Ursula Beitter Professor Emerita of German
Areas of Study: Heroic Epic, Niebelungenlied, Minnesang (German courtly love)

B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Headshot of Kerry Boeye
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
Headshot of 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
Headshot of Kathleen Forni
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
Headshot of Barnaby Nygren
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
Headshot of 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
Headshot of 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
Placeholder Image
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
Headshot of Leslie Zarker Morgan
Leslie Zarker Morgan Professor Emerita 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