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Sarah Covington
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|Queens College
Phone: (718) 997-5393
Room Number: 5402
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD in History at the Graduate Center
Research Interests: Early Modern Britain and Ireland














Sarah Covington is Professor of History, specializing in early modern Britain and Ireland. She earned her PhD in history at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and is the author of two books: *The Trail of Martyrdom: Persecution and Resistance in Sixteenth-Century England* (University of Notre Dame Press, 2004) and *Wounds, Flesh, and Metaphor in Seventeenth-Century England* (Palgrave-McMillan, 2009). She has been awarded a 2012-13 Mellon Fellowship at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she will continue work on her two book projects. The first, "The Black-Billed Birds and the Battling Seas: Oliver Cromwell, Memory, and the Dislocations of Ireland", traces Oliver Cromwell and memory in the Irish historical, literary and folkloric imagination over three centuries. The second examines the reinterpretations of problematic biblical characters and episodes (Judas, Gethsemane) in the wake of the sixteenth-century reformation. Professor Covington also currently serves as the book review editor of the Renaissance Quarterly.