Sherri Franks Johnson
237B Himes Hall
Medieval History; Women in Medieval Europe; Women in Early Modern Europe; Martyrs, Monastics and Mystics; History of Christianity; Heresy
Current Research Interests
Women’s Monasticism in Medieval Europe; Veneration of Mary in late medieval and early modern Italy; Late Medieval Monastic Reform Movements
Interested in Directing Theses On
Medieval and Early Modern European History; Women in Premodern Europe; Religion in Premodern Europe
BA Louisiana State University, 1992
MA University of Arizona, 1997
PhD University of Arizona, 2004
Awards and Honors
LSU ORED Faculty Travel Grant, 2018
LSU HSS Manship Summer Stipend, 2016
LSU Council on Research Summer Stipend, 2015
University of California, Riverside Center for Ideas and Society Residential Fellowship, Fall 2008
University of Arizona Vice President for Research Fund Grant, Fall 1999
“Poverty and Property: Ties between male and female religious communities in late medieval Bologna, “ Questiones Medii Aevi Novae 19 (2014): 19-32.
“Negotiated Unions and Hostile Takeovers: Studying Religious Women’s Choices in Late Medieval Italy.” Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies 44 (2013): 267-282.
“Convents and Change: Autonomy, Marginalization, and Religious Affiliation in Late Medieval Bologna,” The Catholic Historical Review 97 (2011): 250-275.
Monastic Women and Religious Orders in Late Medieval Bologna. Cambridge University Press, 2014.