Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Faculty

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies relies on the talents, scholarship and research of faculty across Saint Louis University, including faculty in the departments of English, history, philosophy, modern and classical languages, theological studies, and fine and performing arts.

Additionally, faculty from the Saint Louis University School of Law and Pius XII Library aid students in our programs.

Affiliated Faculty

  • Paul Acker, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian Literature, Manuscript Studies
  • Richard Amelung, Ph.D., Omer Poos Law Library 
    Specialty: Gender and Prophecy, History of Christianity
  • 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
  • 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
  • John Doyle, Ph.D., Department of Philosophy
    Specialty: Early Modern Humanism and Scholasticism
  • 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
  • James Ginther, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies 
    Specialty: Medieval Theology and Natural Philosophy
  • 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
  • Christine F. Harper, Ph.D., Pius XII Memorial Library
    Assistant University Archivist
  • 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
  • Steven Hawkes-Teeples, S.J., S.E.O.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Byzantine Christianity
  • J. A. Wayne Hellmann, O.F.M. Conv., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Medieval Theology, Franciscan Traditions.
  • Michael Kriz, Pius XII Memorial Library
    Art History Reference Librarian
  • 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 Llewellyn, Ph.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., Department of Theological Studies
    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
  • Clarence Miller, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Renaissance Humanism
  • 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
  • Wynne Moskop, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
    Specialty: Medieval and Early Modern Political Philosophy
  • David Murphy, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures 
    Specialty: Old Czech, Russian Language and Literature
  • William P. O'Brien, S.J., D. es lettres, Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Seventeenth-Century Studies
  • Tomas O'Sullivan, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Medieval Church
  • Charles H. Parker, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Dutch Reformation
  • Kenneth Parker, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: English Reformation
  • Gregory A. Pass, Ph.D., Pius XII Memorial Library
    Specialty: Special Collections, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Studies, History of the Book
  • Claude Pavur, S. J., Ph.D., Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures 
    Specialty: Classical Languages and Literature
  • Scott Ragland, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Early Modern Philosophy
  • John Renard, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Medieval and Early Modern Islam
  • Albert Rotola, S.J., Ph.D., Department of Fine and Performing Arts
    Specialty: Renaissance Musicology
  • 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 
  • Thomas Shippey, Ph.D., Department of English
    Specialty: Medieval English Literature  
  • Damian Smith, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Medieval Europe
  • Kenneth Steinhauser, Th.D., Department of Theological Studies
    Specialty: Early Church Fathers
  • 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
  • Luke Yarbrough, Ph.D., Department of History
    Specialty: Medieval Middle East

Emeritus Faculty

  • James Hitchcock, Ph.D.
  • John Waide