Contributors, Spring 2020

CONTRIBUTORS

Albrecht Classen is University Distinguished Professor of German Studies at the University of Arizona, teaching and researching German and European literature and culture. He has won numerous teaching and service awards, and received many research grants. He has published 102 scholarly books so far, dealing with a wide range of cultural-historical issues, including gender, ecocriticism, travel, xenology, folk poetry and song, autobiographical writings, and prostitution. In 2017, he was knighted as the Grand Knight Commander of the Most Noble Order of the Three Lions.

Julie Harper Pace earned her Ph.D. in Early Modern European history and currently teaches ancient and modern world history and art history at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, GA. Her recent article “Feast of Burden: Food, Consumption and Femininity in Nineteenth-century England” published in Global Food History has been selected for inclusion on the forthcoming digital platform, Routledge Historical  Resources: 19th Century British Society. Her articles have also appeared in The OxfordianThe Georgia Educational Researcher, and Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching.

Yvonne Seale is an Assistant Professor of history at the State University of New York-Geneseo, where her teaching focuses on women’s history, the history of the book, and digital humanities. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa. Her research centers on the involvement of women with the Premonstratensian religious order in twelfth- and thirteenth-century northern France, and she is currently at work on a critical edition of the cartulary of the order’s mother house. 

John Terry is an award-winning teacher at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia. He has written about topics ranging from nostalgia for the Middle Ages to the First World War in Slate and The Washington Post. His article “Æthelwulf’s De abbatibus and the Anglo-Saxon Ecological Imagination” recently appeared in the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (September 2019). He currently serves on the Medieval Academy of America’s K-12 Committee. 

Caroline Womack teaches English at Frisco High School in Texas. She earned her MA in English Literature from the University of Leeds and has published chapters on Medieval Literature and pop culture in edited volumes.

Susan Yager, Morrill Professor of English at Iowa State University, received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She teaches medieval literature and children’s literature and also has interests in medieval studies pedagogy and medievalism. She co-edited Interpretation and Performance: Essays for Alan Gaylord (Chaucer Studio Press, 2013) and contributed to the second edition of MLA Approaches to Teaching Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, ed. Peter Travis and Frank Grady (MLA, 2014) as well as to Critical Insights: Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. James M. Dean (Salem/Grey House, 2017).