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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


Contact Information:

Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054

Office: #3002, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: 912-478-0642
Fax: 912-478-0377

Selected Publications:

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

Current Research:

  • 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