Welcome, Graduate Students

The Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies offers graduate students both master's and doctoral degrees through the Department of History. For application information and standard requirements, please go to the Graduate College and the Department of History's Information for Prospective Students. Within the Division, degree requirements are specifically tailored to the individual student and will be discussed during the application review process.  For more information, please see Student Assessment.

For information about scheduling an informatory trip to campus, please contact the Program Coordinator, Luise Betterton, at (520) 626-5448 or bettertm@u.arizona.edu .
 

 

COMPLETED DISSERTATIONS:

Elizabeth Ellis-Marino, "Politics, Nobility, and Religion in an Ecclesiastical State: Baronial Families in Paderborn 1568 - 1661,"
       2015.
 
Paul Buehler, "So That The Common Man May See What Kind of Tree Bears Such Harmful Fruit: Defamation, Dissent, and
       Censorship in the Holy Roman Empire, ca. 1555-1648," 2015.
 
Amy M. Newhouse, "Outside the Walls: Civic Belonging and Contagious Disease in Sixteenth-Century Nuremberg," 2015.
 
Sean Eric Clark, "Protestants in Palestine: Reformation of Holy Land Pilgrimage in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries,"
       2013.
 
Tom Donlan, "The Reform of Zeal: François de Sales and Militant Catholicism during the French Wars of Religion," 2011.
 
Julie Kang, "Winning the Catholic Reformation Through the Conversion of Female Protestants: The Education of Les
       Nouvelles Catholiques in Seventeenth-Century France," 2010.
     
Brandon Hartley, "War and Tolerance: Catholic Polemic in Lyon During the French Religious Wars," 2007.
     
James J. Blakeley, "Negotiating the 'Reformation from Without': Popular Responses to Religious Change in the Pays de
       Vaud," 2006.
     
Victoria Christman, "Drama, Death, and Dissent: Inquisition in the Early Modern Low Countries," 2005.
     
Joshua L. Rosenthal, "The Sword That Divides and Bonds That Tie: Faith and Family in the French Wars of Religion,"
       2005.
     
Robert Christman, "Heretics in Luther's Homeland: The Controversy over Originial Sin in Late Sixteenth-Century
       Mansfeld," 2004.
     
Joel Van Amberg, "A Real Presence: Religious and Social Dynamics of the Eucharistic Controversies in Early Modern
       Augsburg, 1520-1530," 2004.
     
Michael W. Bruening, "Bern, Geneva, or Rome? The Struggle for Religious Conformity and Confessional Unity in Early
       Reformation Switzerland," 2002. Revised edition published as Calvinism's First Battleground: Conflict and Reform in  
       the Pays de Vaud, 1528-1559, Studies in Early Modern Religious Reforms 4 (Dordrecht: Springer, 2006).
     
Jonathan A. Reid, "King's Sister—Queen of Dissent: Marguerite of Navarre, 1492-1549, and her Evangelical Network,"
       2001.  Published under the same title, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions 139 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill,
       2009)
     
John Frymire, "Pestilence and Reformation: Catholic Preaching and a Recurring Crisis in Sixteenth-Century Germany,"
       2001.  Published as The Primacy of the Postils: Catholics, Protestants, and the Dissemination of Ideas in Early
       Modern Germany, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions 147 (Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, 2009).
     
Peter A. Dykema, "Conflicting Expectations: Parish Priests in Late Medieval Germany," 1998.
     
Scott M. Manetsch, "Between Geneva and Paris: Theodore de Beza and the Pacification of the Reformed Movement in
       France, 1997. Published as Theodore Beza and the Quest for Peace in France, 1572-1598, Studies in Medieval and
       Reformation Traditions 79 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 2000).
     
Michael Milway, "The Burden and the Beast: An Oracle of Apocalyptic Reform in Early Sixteenth-Century Salzburg," 1997.
     
J. Jeffery Tyler, "Banishing the Bishops: The 'Episcopus Exclusus' in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany," 1995.
       Published as Lord of the Sacred City: The 'Episcopus Exclusus' in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany, Studies
       in Medieval and Reformation Thought 72 (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1999).
     
Robert James Bast, "Honor Your Fathers: The Emergence of a Patriarchal Ideology in Early Modern Germany," 1993.
       Revised edition published as Honor Your Fathers: Catechisms and the Emergence of a Patriarchal Ideology in
       Germany, 1400-1600, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 63 (Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill, 1997).

Curtis V. Bostick, "The Antichrist and the Lollards: Apocalypticism in Late Medieval and Reformation England," 1993. 

       Published under the same title, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 70 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 1998).
     
Andrew Colin Gow, "The Red Jews: Apocalypticism and Anti-Semitism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany," 1993.
       Revised edition published as The Red Jews: Anti-Semitism in an Apocalyptic Age, 1200-1600, Studies in Medieval
       and Reformation Thought 55 (Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill, 1995).
     
Sigrun Haude, "The Rule of Fear: The Impact of Anabaptist 'Terror,' 1534-1535," 1993. Revised edition published as In the
       Shadow of Savage Wolves: Anabaptist Muenster and the German Reformation during the 1530s, Studies in Central
       European Histories (Boston: Humanities Press, 2000).
     
Eric Leland Saak, "Religio Augustini: Jordan of Quedlinburg and the Augustinian Tradition in Late Medieval Germany,"
       1993. Revised edition published as High Way to Heaven: The Augustinian Platform Between Reform and
       Reformation, 1292-1524 , Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 89 (Boston: E.J. Brill, 2002).
     
Marjory E. Lange (English major, history minor), "Telling Tears in the English Renaissance," 1993. Published under the
       same title, Studies in the History of Christian Thought 70 (Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill, 1996).
     
Brad S. Gregory (1989, M.A. University of Arizona; 1996, Ph.D. Princeton University), "The Anathema of Compromise:
       Christian Martyrs in the Reformation and Counter-Reformation," 1996. Revised edition published as Salvation at
       Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe, Harvard Historical Series 134 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard
       University Press, 1999). Winner of the 2001 John Gilmary Shea prize.

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