Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 



Samantha Sagui
Email: ssagui@gmail.com
Advisor: Maryanne Kowaleski
Dissertation Title: Law, Order and the Development of Urban Policing in Late Medieval England
 
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Education:
MA, History, Fordham University, 2007
BA, History, Brandeis University, 2006


Research Interests:

Samantha is interested in late medieval social and legal history especially in connection with English cities. Her dissertation focuses on day-to-day efforts to keep the peace in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Norwich, London, Colchester, and Exeter. 

Awards and Fellowships:
Pollard Prize, Institute of Historical Research (2012)
Schallek Award, Medieval Academy of America (2012/13)
Alumni Dissertation Fellowship, Fordham (2011/12)
NACBS Dissertation Travel Grant, North American Conference of British Studies (2011/12)
Second Alternate, Schallek Fellowship, Medieval Academy of America (2011/12)
Fulbright Award, United Kingdom (2010/11)
Research Fellowship, Fordham (2010/11, declined)
Dept. of History Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Fordham (2009/10)
GSAS Summer Fellowship, Fordham (2009)
Dept. of History Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Fordham (2008/9)
Dept. of History A. Paul Levack Prize, Fordham (2008)
Dept. of History Graduate Assistantship, Fordham (2007/08)
Dept. of History Loomie Prize for Best Seminar Essay, Fordham (2007)
Joseph F. O’Callaghan Graduate Essay Prize, Fordham (2007)

Publications:
“The Hue and Cry in Medieval English Towns.” Historical Research (forthcoming in 2013).
“Midlevel Officials in Fifteenth Century Norwich,” in The Fifteenth Century XII. Eds. Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 2013.


Conference Presentations:

“How Broad Was Participation in Civic Government?: Assessing the Role of Non-Elite Men in Administering the City,” International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds (July 2013)

“Keeping the Peace in Medieval London,” Medieval and Tudor London Seminar, Institute for Historical Research (May 2013)

“Frankpledge in English Cities: Capital Pledges as Policing Officials,” International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds (July 2012)

“The City Watch in England: An Analysis of an Urban Institution,” 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (May 2012)

“The Hue and Cry in English Towns,” Late Medieval Seminar, Institute for Historical Research (February 2012)

“Policing Late Medieval Norwich: New Developments in an Age of Plague,” Society in An Age of Plague: Fifteenth Century Studies Conference, University of East Anglia (September 2011)

“A ‘Lak of Good and Virtuous Gouernaunce’ in Fifteenth-Century Norwich,” Norwich Study Day, University of East Anglia (May 2011)

“The Hue and Cry in Late Medieval Norwich,” History Post Graduate Group, University of East Anglia (February 2011)

“Policing in Medieval Norwich: An Overview,” Fulbright Forum, London (January 2011)

“To Have and to Hold: Crisis and Compromise in Marriage Disputes in the Lower Ecclesiastical Courts of Late Medieval England,” Northeast Conference on British Studies, Boston College (November 2008)

“Marriage Procedure in the Courts of Late Medieval England,” Fordham History Colloquium, Fordham University (October 2008)

“The English Drinking House: An Analysis of Medieval Drinking Spaces,” Graduate Conference, Princeton University (April 2008)

“The Social Space of Urban Drinking-Houses in Medieval England,” Medieval England Conference, Fordham University (April 2007)


Courses Taught:
HIST 1000: Understanding Historical Change: Modern Europe Fordham University, Spring 2010 (2 sections)
HIST 1300: Understanding Historical Change: Medieval Fordham University, Fall 2009 (1 section)
HSRU 1000: The West from the Enlightenment to Present Fordham University, Fall 2008 (1 section), Spring 2009 (2 sections)



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