Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

  Lucy Barnhouse
Advisor: Wolfgang P. Mueller
Dissertation title: The Hospitals of Mainz, 1236-1367: Legal Privileges and Social Functions
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M.A., History, Fordham University, 2009
B.A., Medieval and Renaissance Studies/German, Messiah College, 2008

Research Interests:

Lucy's research interests center on medieval religious movements, canon law, women religious, medieval hospitals, and the history of leprosy.

Awards and Fellowships:

Fulbright Scholarship (IIE), 2013-2014
Loyola Fellowship (Fordham University), 2008-2012

Conference Presentations:
"Without the Walls, Within Community: Social and Spiritual Privileges of the Heilig Geist Spital in Mainz." Medieval Academy of America Conference, Spring 2013

"'Canonicorum vel monachorum vel sanctimonialium': Ecclesiastical Legislation and Gender in Religious Life under Merovingian and Carolingian Hegemony, 511-853," Kalamazoo Congress for Medieval Studies, Spring 2011

"Communities, Custom, and Canon Law: Elections of Benedictine Monastic Superiors in the Diocese of Lincoln, 1183-1340," Kalamazoo Congress for Medieval Studies, Spring 2010.

Courses Taught:
Seeking the Self in Changing Communities: Early Modern European History
Composition and Rhetoric II
Understanding Historical Change: Medieval Europe

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