Robert Edwards
Committee Chair
465 Burrowes Building

Ben Whitesell
Academic Adviser
224 Weaver Building


Faculty and graduate students of Medieval Studies represent a wide range of interests and academic departments including Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS), Comparative Literature, English, French, German, History, Italian, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Spanish, and Women's Studies


Robert Bernasconi

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies
(814) 865-6398

Jonathan Brockopp

  • Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies
  • Director of Graduate Studies in History
(814) 863-1338

Anthony Cutler

  • Evan Pugh Professor of Art History
  • Fellow of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities
(814) 865-4878

Caroline D. Eckhardt

  • Professor of Comparative Literature and English
  • Director of the School of Global Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
(814) 863-4931

Robert R. Edwards

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(814) 863-9642

Charlotte Eubanks

  • Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Japanese, and Asian Studies
(814) 863-4933

Brooke H. Findley

  • Associate Professor of French and Women's Studies (Altoona)
(814) 949-5835

Benjamin Hudson

  • Professor of History and Medieval Studies
(814) 863-7454

Michael Kulikowski

  • Professor of History and Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
  • Head of the Department of History
(814) 863-2424

Nina Safran

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Director of the Middle Eastern Studies Minor
(814) 863-0186

Kathryn Salzer

  • Assistant Professor of History
(814) 863-8950

Scott Thompson Smith

  • Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and English
(814) 865-6855

Marica Tacconi

  • Associate Director of the School of Music
(814) 863-5391

Stephen Wheeler

  • Associate Professor of Classics
(814) 865-2821

James Wood

  • Professor of Anthropology and Demography
(814) 865-1936

Kristi Ann Wormhoudt

  • Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art History
  • Academic Coordinator Office of International Education Programs and Studies
(814) 865-7681
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