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Emory University
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Medieval Gender & Sexuality, Concubinage, Women's History, Social History, Late Medieval Mediterranean, Medieval Iberia, Clandestine Marriage, Illegitimate Children, Sexual Violence
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About Me
Recent Publications

Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalunya. Cornell University Press, 2017. Winner of the 2018 First Book Award from the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, the 2018 Premio del Rey Book Award from the American Historical Association, and the 2019 John Gilmary Shea Prize from the American Catholic Historical Association.

Co-editor with Alexandra Guerson and Dana Wessell-Lightfoot, Women & Community in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia (University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

“Precarious Manhood: Adolescence and Rape Culture in the Late Medieval Europe” forthcoming in Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender & Sexuality (2021)

“Concubinage, Illegitimacy, and Fatherhood: Urban Masculinity in Late Medieval Barcelona.” Gender & History 31, no. 1 (2019): 1-25. Selected as Feminae: Medieval  Women & Gender’s Article of the Month for April 2020:   

“Concubinage, Clandestine Marriage, and Gender in the Visitation Records of Fourteenth-Century Catalonia.” Journal of the History of Sexuality 26:2 (May 2017): 207 – 238.

“Mariage clérical et masculinité sacerdotale dans la Catalogne du XIVe siècle,” Cahiers de Fanjeaux 52 (2017): 423-465.

“Priestly Wives: The Role and Acceptance of Clerics’ Concubines in the Parishes of Late Medieval Catalunya,” Speculum 88, no. 1 (2013): 166 – 214.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Mediterranean, Spain, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Women