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About Meghan Woolley

I am a historian of law and culture in the High Middle Ages. My research examines the roles of emotions in the aristocratic culture of Anglo-Norman England, particularly the intersections of emotions with politics and law. My dissertation analyzes how cultural ideas about emotions interacted with the early common law in twelfth- and thirteenth-century England. To find out more, please visit my research page.

I teach academic writing and medieval history. My goal as a teacher is to break down the processes of academic writing and doing history and empower students as writers and historians. You can find helpful links and handouts for teaching medieval history, researching medieval law, and doing academic writing on my resources page.

I am currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Duke University History Department. I also hold a B.A. from Hamilton College and an M.Litt. from the University of St Andrews.