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Jennifer Alberghini (Ph.D., English, 2019) 
Dissertation: Divided Loyalties: Family and Consent to Marriage in Late Middle English Literature, 1300–1500 

Alexander Baldassano (Ph.D., English, 2017)
Dissertation: Bodies of Resistance: On (Not) Naming Gender in the Medieval West

Dainy Bernstein (Ph.D., English, 2021) 
Dissertation: Reading the World: American Haredi Children's Literature, 1980–2000 

Veronica Maria Guimaraes Da Rosa (Ph.D., Music, 2021) 
Dissertation: Between Occitania and Al-Andalus: Reconsidering the Emergence of Troubadour Melody Through Algorithmic Analysis 

Andrea Fernandez (Ph.D., LAILAC, 2018) 
Dissertation: Ansiedades épico-criollas y el mecenazgo de Indias en el Arauco domado de Pedro de Oña 

Stephanie Grace Petinos (Ph.D., English, 2017)
Dissertation: Seeking Holiness: The Contribution of Nine Vernacular Narrative Texts from the Twelfth to the Fourteenth Centuries
Debra Hilborn (Ph.D., Theatre, 2020) 

Dissertation: Becoming Material: Devotional Encounters Between Humans and Objects in the European Middle Ages 

Paul Holchak (Ph.D., English, 2017)
Dissertation: Intelligent Bodies and Embodied Minds: Reading Religious Performance in Middle English Writing from Syon Abbey, Nicholas Love, William Langland, and John Gower
Alice Lynn McMichael (Ph.D., Art History, 2018)
Dissertation: Rising Above the Faithful: Monumental Ceiling Crosses in Byzantine Cappadocia

Joseph Pentangelo (Ph.D., Linguistics, 2020) 
Dissertation: 360º Video and Language Documentation: Towards a Corpus of Kanien'kéha (Mohawk) 

Sara Rychtarik (Ph.D., French, 2022) 
Dissertation: Warrior Women and the Shaping of Narrative in Medieval French Literature 

Christopher Swift (Ph.D., Theatre and Performance, 2012)
Dissertation: Theatres of Absence: Seville, 1248-1575


Chad Turner (Ph.D., History, 2022) 
Dissertation: “In lucem latine locutionis”: The Hagiography of Aelred of Rievaulx