Greta Austin

Greta AustinProfessor, Religion and Co-Director, Gender and Queer Studies Program

 curriculum vita.doc

Research Interests
I am a medieval religious historian of Western Europe. My work focuses on the intersection of religion and law, and on the history of ideas in the central Middle Ages. I also am interested in medieval manuscripts, paleography, and the transmission of texts.










Courses Taught

100-level   Rel 140  The Iconic Feminine:  Mary Magdalene and the Virgin Mary in the Christian Tradition
200-level   Rel 204  Religions of the Book: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
200-level   Rel 210  Christianity
300-level   Rel 310  Christianity and Law in the West
300-level   Rel 340  Imagining Religion:  scholars, theories and cases in the study of religion
300-level   Rel 344  Magic and Religion
300-level   Rel 350  Christian Mysticism
300-level   Rel 363  Saints, Symbols and Sacraments: the history of Christian traditions
400-level   Rel 410  Violence and Religion

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Columbia University, Ph.D. with distinction, Religion, in the History of Christianity, 2000

University of Colorado-Boulder, M.A., English/Creative Writing (poetry), 1992

Princeton University, B.A., Religion, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990