Alisa Beer

Alisa BeerEmail: abeer@fordham.edu

Advisor: Maryanne Kowaleski

Education:
MA, Medieval Studies, Fordham University, 2013
        Thesis: "Guido de Monte Rocherii's 'Manipulus Curatorum': The Dissemination of a Manual for Parish Priests in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries"
MLS, Rare Books and Manuscripts Specialization, Indiana University Bloomington, 2011
BA, History, Yale University, 2007

Research Interests:
Alisa's interests include book history, the medieval book trade, manuscript culture, pilgrimage and devotional literature.  She intends to pursue a career as a rare book librarian or curator.

Awards and Fellowships:
Graduate Assistantship, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Fordham University, 2013/14.
GSAS Summer Grant, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Fordham University, 2013.
Research Support Travel Grant, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Fordham University,
        2013.
Presidential Scholarship, History Department, Fordham University, 2012/13
Loyola Fellowship, Medieval Studies Department, Fordham University, 2011/12
First-Time Attendee Scholarship for the RBMS Pre-Conference, Rare Books and Manuscripts
        Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association, 2010
Cataloging Assistantship, Lilly Library, Indiana University Bloomington, 2009/11

Classes Taught

Understanding Historical Change: The Middle Ages, 500-1500 (EP1 and Lecture)

Understanding Historical Change: Modern Europe, 1750-2015 (EP1 and Lecture)