Dr. Kathleen Comerford
Professor of History and Pre-Law Advisor (1999).
B.A. M.A., Fordham University (1988, 1989); Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (1995).
Teaching and Research Interests: Reformation, European Religion
Upper Division Courses:
- HIST 5030 Tudor and Stuart England
- HIST 4230 The Renaissance
- HIST 5332 The Reformation
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054
Office: #3002, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
- From Rome to Zurich, from Ignatius to Vermigli: Essays in Honor of J. Patrick Donnelly, S.J.: co-editor, with Torrance Kirby and Gary Jenkins. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017.
- Jesuit Foundations and Medici Power, 1532-1621. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017.
- Special issue of Journal of Jesuit Studies: History of Jesuit Libraries around the World, 1541-2013 (2015, issue 2.2). Editor and author of introduction.
- Reforming Priests and Parishes: Tuscan Dioceses in the First Century of Seminary Education. Boston: Brill, 2006.
- Ordaining the Catholic Reformation: Priests and Seminary Pedagogy in Fiesole, 1575-1675. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2001.
Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:
- Princeton University Friends of the Library Short-Term Fellowship, June 2018
- Yale University Beinecke Library Visiting Research Fellowship, October-November 2016
- Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowship, July 2013
- Member, Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (President, 2018), American Catholic Historical Association, Renaissance Society of America, American Historical Association
- Associate Editor, Journal of Jesuit Studies
- European Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project. Flickr, Website, and Instagram links coming soon.
- A study of the Medici (Grand) Ducal consorts, 1532-1621
Last updated: 11/12/2020