This award is donated by the McRobbie family in memory of the life of Andrea S. McRobbie (1952-2003) and her interest in medieval history. The fellowship supports an advanced graduate student engaged in scholarship in medieval history, specifically some aspect of its social history or some theme in medieval social history related to its art, philosophy or literature.
Andrea S. McRobbie Fellowship in Medieval History
- 2020: Kayla Lunt (Art History) and Nicolò Sassi (Religious Studies)
- 2019: Stephen Hopkins (English)
- 2018: Not awarded
- 2017: Natalie Levine (History)
- 2016: Sean Tandy (Classics)
- 2015: Benjamin Garceau (Comparative Literature and English)
Dissertation: "Untimely Inheritance: A Conceptual History of Translation in Early Medieval Europe"
- 2014: Lindsey Hansen (History of Art)
Dissertation: "The Bishop Performed: Sculpture, Liturgy, and the Construction of Episcopal Identity at the Cathedrals of Amiens, Bourges and Reims"
- 2013: Diane Fruchtman (Religious Studies)
Dissertation: "Living in a Martyrial World: Living Martyrs and the Creation of Martyrial Consciousness in the Late Antique Latin West"
- 2012: Emily Houlik-Ritchey (English)
Dissertation: "Loving the Neighbor: Difference, Desire, and Agression in the Romance of Late Medieval England and Castile"
- 2011: Anthony Nussmeier (French and Italian)
Dissertation: "The Literary Politics of Script: De vulgari eloquentia 1304-1745"
- 2010: Kalani Craig (History)
Dissertation: "Struck by a Divine Blow! Divine and Human Agency in Representations of Conflict Resolution by Early Medieval Bishops, 500-1150 C.E."
- 2009: Valerio Cappozzo (French and Italian)
Dissertation: "Editions of the 'Somniale Danielis' in Medieval and Humanist Literary Miscellanies"
- 2008: Elizabeth Williamsen (English)
Dissertation: "The Quest for Collective Identity in the Middle English Charlemagne Romances"
- 2007: Christine Dunn (History)
Dissertation: "Mary, Martha, Lazarus, and Francis: Condemning the Heresy of the Spiritus Libertatis in Late Medieval Italy"