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Emory University
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Italian Renaissance, gender, history of medicine, healthcare, pharmacy, nuns, women's work, female religiosity, history of sexuaity, history of prostitution, early modern Europe, Atlantic world medicine, women in medicine, Renaissance Catholicism, women's networks
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About Me

I am a social and cultural historian of Renaissance Italy, with particular interests in women, religion, sexuality, and medicine.

Recent Publications

Forgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy (Harvard University Press, 2019), winner of Marraro Prize, Society for Italian Historical Studies

Co-editor (with Sara Ritchey), Gender, Health, and Healing, 1250-1550 (Amsterdam University Press, 2020), co-winner Collaborative Project Award, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
Pre-17th century
Expertise by Topic
Family, Gender, Medicine, Religion, Sexuality, Women