Lisa M. Bitel

Medieval historian specializing in Britain and Ireland during the Middle Ages, women’s early religious communities and medieval art and archeology

Dean's Professor of Religion and Professor of History

Expertise

  • Medieval Europe
  • Middle Ages
  • Medieval history
  • Church history
  • History of Christianity
  • History
  • Religion
  • Religious Studies
  • Christian Studies
  • Christianity
  • Medieval England
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Ireland
  • Irish
  • Old Irish language
  • Early Ireland
  • Medieval Ireland
  • Celtic Studies
  • Celts
  • Saints
  • Visions
  • Virgin Mary
  • Monasticism
  • Gender history
  • Women’s history
  • Medieval landscapes

Additional Information

  • Author of Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100 (2002), Land of Women: Tales of Sex and Gender in Early Ireland (1996) and Isle of the Saints: Monastic Settlement and Christian Community in Early Ireland (1990)
  • Editor of Matrix (http://monasticmatrix.org)
  • Editorial advisory board member, Journal of Women’s History

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