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    Michelle Herder

    Assistant Professor of History

    Teaches a range of courses focusing on Europe from 800-1700, including the topics courses Women in Medieval Europe and Persecution, Tolerance, and Violence. Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University; B.A., Carleton College.

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Affiliated Faculty

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    Devan Baty

    Associate Professor of French

    Teaches the courses Medieval French Literature and The French Renaissance: Sixteenth Century Literature. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; M.A. and B.A., University of Iowa.

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    John Gruber-Miller

    Professor of Classical Studies

    Teaches a course on Medieval Latin and Renaissance women writers. Ph.D. and M.A., The Ohio State University; B.A., Xavier University.

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    James Martin

    Professor of Music

    Teaches the history of opera. D.Mus., Northwestern University; M.Mus., University of Illinois; B.Mus., Butler University.

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    Joseph Molleur

    Associate Professor of Religion

    Teaches courses involving the Protestant Revolution and systematic and comparative theology. Ph.D., Boston College; M.A., Episcopal Divinity School; B.A., Grinnell College.

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    Christina Penn-Goetsch

    Associate Professor of Art History

    Teaches courses on gender studies and the art and architecture of early modern Europe. Ph.D. and M.A., University of Iowa; B.A., University of Virginia.

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    Shannon Reed

    Associate Professor of English

    Teaches courses on Milton and restoration drama. Ph.D., University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, M.A., California State University at Sacramento, B.A., Earlham College.

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    Katy Stavreva

    Associate Professor of English

    Teaches courses on Shakespeare, medieval and early modern literature of England, and early modern cultural studies. Ph.D., University of Iowa; Specialist (combined B.A. and M.A. degree), Sofia University, Bulgaria.

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    Jama Stilwell

    Associate Professor of Music

    Teaches about Gregorian chant and early music. Ph.D. in musicology, University of Iowa; M.M. in musicology, Northwestern University; B.M. in flute performance, University of Iowa.

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  • Carol Lacy-Salazar

    Professor of Spanish Emerita

    Ph.D. and M.A. in Spanish, University of Arizona, A.B. in Religion, Duke University.