Emily Gebhardt

I am a historian of medieval culture, spirituality, and politics. My research focuses on the dynamics between governance, political thought, gender, and spirituality in Europe. Some of my current projects examine the functionality of devotional texts and mnemonics in the late-medieval Mass, political prophecy and usurpation, and the theatricality of public spectacles of violence. I also enjoy studying constructs and receptions of selfhood, identity, and the other.

I am currently in my second year in Duke University's PhD Program in History. This semester, I continue to serve in my capacity as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for my department, as well as a Research Assistant for the Department of English.


MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Columbia University in the City of New York

MA in European History 
Southern Connecticut State University

BA in History                                                                                                      
BA in Communications
Fordham College at Lincoln Center

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