CMRS Affiliates are scholars who have a Ph.D. and specialize in some aspect of medieval and Renaissance studies. Candidates for CMRS Affiliate status must be nominated by a CMRS faculty member and approved by the Faculty Advisory Committee. Appointments are usually granted for periods of two or three years. CMRS Affiliates are generally scholars who have received the Ph.D. degree recently and for whom an affiliation with the Center will promote their professional growth.
|Brittany Asaro||Italian, University of San Diego
Medieval and early modern Italian literature, love by hearsay, physiology of love, love treatises, Luc'Antonio Ridolfi, Boccaccio.
|Sara Burdorff||English, UCLA
Classical myth, epic, and drama; premodern obstetrics; "monster studies”; medieval and early modern literature, especially Shakespeare.
|Leanne Good||History, University of South Alabama
Cultural historical geography; early medieval political organization in western and central Europe.
|Italian, Yale University
Dante; intersection of medieval medicine, science, and literature.
|Emily C. Runde||Text Manuscripts Specialist, Les Enluminures
Medieval English literature, medieval manuscripts, theories and pedagogies of reading in the vernacular, book history.
|Ryan Schwarzrock||Medieval Iberia, Islam and Christianity, twelfth-century burgher revolts, medieval history writing, cartulary-chronicles.|
|Kristine Tanton||Medieval art, architecture, and visual culture; Romanesque sculpture; liturgy; epigraphy; monasticism; word and image studies.|
|Sara Torres||English, UCLA
Medieval and Renaissance English Literature; Iberian Literature; History of the Book & Manuscript Studies; Literature of the Hundred Years War; Travel Literature.
|Shannon L. Wearing||Art History, UC Irvine
Medieval art and architecture, especially 12th- and 13th-century manuscripts; Iberia and the Mediterranean; cartularies; gender; ideology; identity.
|Erica L. Westhoff||University of Nevada, Reno
Early modern Italian comic theater and theories of comedy; Renaissance patronage networks, especially the relationship between political power and cultural production; the medieval short story.