Janet Pope

Chair, Professor of History

B.A., Rider College
M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara

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Classes Taught

  • Europe, 500-1450
  • Kings and Vikings
  • History of England to 1485
  • The Emergence of Modern Ireland
  • European Women and the Family, c. 200-1500
  • Modern European Women and Gender
  • The British Empire
  • Bishops, Witches, and Heretics
  • Tudor England
  • Revolution and Reformation in England, 1485-1714
  • Medieval Towns and Trade

Areas of Interest

European history, British history, and the history of women and gender in Europe. Her area of research is medieval Britain.

Representative Publications

  • Henry I and the Anglo-Norman World: Studies in Memory of C. Warren Hollister, co-editor. Anglo-Norman Studies, Special Volume 17, (2006).
  • "Monks and Nobles in the Anglo-Saxon Monastic Reform," Anglo-Norman Studies XVII: Proceedings of the Battle Conference, 1995.
  • Review of Sharon T. Strocchia, Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence, in Choice, forthcoming.
  • Review of Robert W. Shaffern, The Penitents' Treasury: Indulgences in Latin Christendom, 1175-1375, in Choice, 45/4 (December 2008).
  • Review of Katherine French, The Good Women of the Parish: Gender and Religion After the Black Death, in Choice, 45/3 (November 2008).
  • Review of William of Malmesbury: Saints' Lives, editors M. Winterbottom and R. M. Thomson, in Albion, 36 (2004): 78-80.
  • Review of Michael Swanton, Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, in Speculum, 76/3 (2001): 804-805.
  • Review of Catherine Cubitt, Anglo-Saxon Church Councils, c.650-c.850 in Albion, 28 (1996): 280-281.
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