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Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Faculty

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies relies on the talents, scholarship and research of affiliated faculty across Saint Louis University, including faculty in the departments of English, History, Philosophy, Theological Studies, Languages, and Fine and Performing Arts. 

Affiliated Faculty

  • Douglas R. Boin, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Late Antiquity
  • Simone Bregni, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Specialty: Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
  • Susan Brower-Toland, Ph.D., Department of Philosophy
    Specialty: William of Ockham, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Religion
  • Debra Cashion, Ph.D., Pius XII Memorial Library
    Specialty: Medieval Manuscript Studies, Digital Humanities
  • Ron Crown, D.Phil., Pius XII Memorial Library
    Specialty: Theology, Biblical Interpretation, History of Libraries
  • Anthony Daly, S.J., Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures 
    Specialty: Greek Literature, Patristics, Byzantine Studies
  • Mary Dunn, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Seventeenth-Century Catholicism
  • Ruth Evans, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Medieval English Literature, Chaucer
  • Thomas Finan, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Medieval Ireland, Medieval Archaeology 
  • Cathleen Fleck, Ph.D., Department of Fine and Performing Arts
    Specialty: Medieval Art History
  • Philip Gavitt, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Renaissance and Early Modern Italian History
  • Claire Gilbert, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain 
  • Jay Hammond, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Franciscan Studies
  • Joan Hart-Hasler, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Specialty: Latin Language and Literature
  • Anthony Hasler, Ph.D., Department of English 
    Specialty: Chaucer and 15th-century Drama
  • Atria Larson, Ph.D., Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
    Specialty: Medieval Canon Law 
  • Susan L'Engle, Ph.D., Pius XII Memorial Library
    Specialty: Medieval Legal Manuscripts
  • Julia Lieberman, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Specialty: Spanish Renaissance Literature
  • Kathleen LlewellynPh.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Specialty: Medieval and Renaissance French
  • Jennifer J. Lowe, Pius XII Memorial Library
    Rare Books Librarian
  • Thomas F. Madden, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Medieval History, Crusading Movement
  • Jack Marler, Ph.D., Department of Philosophy
    Specialty: Classical Humanities and Medieval Philosophy
  • Filippo Marsili, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Early Imperial Asia
  • Peter W. Martens, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Greek Patristics
  • Colleen McCluskey, Ph.D., Department of Philosophy
    Specialty: Late Medieval Scholasticism and Nominalism
  • John McEwanPh.D., Ong Center for Digital Humanities
    Specialty: Medieval Britain 
  • David Meconi, S.J., Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Trinitarian Theology, Late Antiquity and Emergence of Christian Culture
  • Evelyn Meyer, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Specialty: Medieval German Literature, Gender Studies and Manuscript Studies
  • Nathaniel Millett, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Early Modern Atlantic World, Spanish Florida
  • Fabien Montcher, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Early Modern Iberia
  • Ana Montero, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Specialty: Medieval and Renaissance Spanish Literature
  • Kate Moriarty, Pius XII Memorial Library
    Rare Book Catalog Librarian
  • Charles H. Parker, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Dutch Reformation
  • Gregory A. Pass, Ph.D., Pius XII Memorial Library
    Specialty: Special Collections, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Studies, History of the Book
  • Scott Ragland, Ph.D., Department of Philosophy
    Specialty: Early Modern Philosophy
  • James Adams Redfield, Ph.D.,  Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Late Antique Judaism, Talmud
  • John Renard, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Medieval and Early Modern Islam
  • Jennifer Rust, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Early Modern Literature 
  • Jonathan Sawday, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Renaissance Literature
  • Steven A. Schoenig, S.J., Ph.D., Department of History 
    Specialty: Medieval History, Medieval Papacy 
  •  Damian Smith, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Medieval Europe
  • Cynthia Stollhans, Ph.D., Department of Fine and Performing Arts
    Specialty: Renaissance Art
  • Donald Stump, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Renaissance Literature, Spenser
  • Eleonore Stump, Ph.D., Department of Philosophy
    Specialty: Thomistic Philosophy
  • Warren Treadgold, Ph.D. Department of History
    Specialty: Byzantine History
  • Sara van den Berg, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Renaissance and Early Modern English and Comparative Literature
  • Jeffrey T. Wickes, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Late Ancient Christianity

Emeritus Faculty

  • J. A. Wayne Hellmann, O.F.M. Conv., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Medieval Theology, Franciscan Traditions.
  • James Hitchcock, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Early Modern Britain, HIstory of Catholicism
  • Clarence Miller, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Renaissance Humanism
  • David Murphy, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Specialty: Old Czech, Russian Language and Literature
  • Thomas Shippey, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Medieval English Literature
  • Kenneth Steinhauser, Th.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Early Church Fathers

Visiting Scholars

  • Samantha Arten, Ph.D.
    Specialty: Medieval Musicology
  • Sam Zeno Conedera, S.J., Ph.D.
    Specialty: Medieval Iberia, Early Modern Jesuits