Vita

SHARON D. MICHALOVE 

Venetian Encounters: Cultural Contact, Collision and Change 


Contact Information

 307 South McKinley Avenue
Champaign, Illinois 61821
home phone: 217-377-2183
e-mail:  mlove@illinois.edu

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Academic History

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D., Educational Policy Studies (History of Education), October 1996
  • Thesis title:  “O Chyldren! geue eare your duties to learne”:  The Education of Upper-Class Englishwomen in Late Medieval England
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, A.M., History, 1992
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.S., Library and Information Science, 1975
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, A.B., Teaching of Social Studies, 1972 (State of Illinois Type 9 certificate)

Professional Training

  • NEH Summer Institute, “Venice, the Jews and Italian Culture,” Venice, June 16-July 19, 2008
  • UIUC Faculty Retreat on Active Learning, 2002, 2001, 2000
  • NEH Summer Institute, "A Literature of Their Own?" University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, July 2-28, 2001
  • "Highly Effective Criticism and Discipline for Managers," December 2000
  • NEH Summer Seminar, Anglo-Saxon England, Richard Rawlinson Center for Anglo-Saxon Studies,     Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, June 21-July 30, 1999
  • “Management Strategies,” February 1999
  • “Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Faculty Retreat,” February 1999
  • “UI-Online Retreat,” January 1999
  • “Computer Consultant Support Program Training Day,” November 1998
  • “Lessons in Leadership,” November 1998
  • “Coaching, Mentoring, and Coaching Skills for Managers,” October 1998
  • “Microsoft FrontPage ’98,” October 1998
  • “TimeQuest Seminar,” August 1998
  • Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop, May 1998
  • “Projects, Priorities and Deadlines,” February 1995
  • Campus Academic Advising Commission Workshops    2002, 2001, 2000, 1999,1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991
  • Grant Proposal Writing Workshops  1990, 1987
  • Printing, Copyediting, and Management Workshops 1989, 1986, 1984, 1977, 1972
  • Publications and Research Workshops, CASE 1980

Positions Held

  • Academic Hourly, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Spring  2008 (advising)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of History and Program in Medieval Studies, University of  Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2007–
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Summer 2007
  • Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), 2000–2006
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Program in Medieval Studies, 2006
  • Assistant to the Chair (Undergraduate Studies), Department of History, UIUC, 1992–2000
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies, UIUC, 1997–2006
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration and Foundations, Illinois State University, Fall 1998
  • Academic Advisor, Department of History, UIUC, 1990–92
  • Academic Advisor, Humanities (American Civilization Program), UIUC, 1991–94; 1997–2001
  • Editor, Engineering Publications Office, College of Engineering, UIUC, 1984–90
  • Staff Editor, American Oil Chemists’ Society, Champaign, Illinois, 1983–84
  • Library Technical Assistant I, Library Clerk II; UIUC, 1981–83, 1979–80, 1975–76
  • Publications Editor, Office of Agricultural Publications, College of Agriculture, UIUC, 1981
  • Staff Associate for Research/Librarian, University of Illinois Foundation, 1980–81
  • Proofreader, Editorial Assistant, Editorial Secretary; Scott Foresman and Company, Glenview, Illinois, 1977–79, 1972–74
  • Graduate Assistant, Soybean Insect Research and Information Center, UIUC, 1974–75
  • Student Teacher, Arlington Heights School District 214, 1972

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Advising and Related Activities

  • Advised more than 700 undergraduate history, American civilization, and teaching of social studies majors including double majors about courses, degree requirements, careers, graduate and professional education, internships, and other areas of interest
  • Implemented honors program for the Department of History
  • Participated as facilitator in First-Year Impact (freshman orientation) Program, 1997, 1998, 1999
  • Was member of advisor training team to create and implement advisor training under the auspices of the Provost’s Office, 1996–2002,chaired committee: 1999–2000
  • Created advisor training program for graduate assistants in History Advising Office
  • Served as Study Abroad 299 advisor for history
  • Met with high-school students interested in attending UIUC in history
  • Recommended recipients of Bierma, Barrett, and Johannsen undergraduate scholarships as member of UIUC Department of History Honors Committee
  • Served as reader for Michael Sher Prize papers as member of UIUC Department of History Honors Committee
  • Instituted intrusive advising program for majors on probation
  • Initiated and participated in creation of new honors program for UIUC Department of History
  • Participated in assessment of UIUC College of Education and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences teacher education programs by ISBE, 1996, 1991
  • Supervised UIUC Department of History graduate assistants advising undergraduate students
  • Was responsible for UIUC Department of History timetable development
  • Served as honors advisor for the UIUC Department of History
  • Planned and held meetings to advise history undergraduate students about fellowship opportunities
  • Worked with history majors on writing personal statements for fellowship and graduate school applications
  • Administrative and Supervisory
  • Initiated and participated in the revision of the undergraduate history major, minor, and honors curricula
  • Participated in revisions of teaching curriculum in Social Studies education, UIUC, 1996-97, 2001-2002
  • Wrote variety of reports including Leaning Outcomes Assessment Plan, Y2K reports, Illinois Board of Higher Education Five-Year Review report on History Undergraduate Program
  • Produced materials for curricula changes in undergraduate history major
  • Supervised maintenance of departmental student records
  • Articulated history courses for university
  • Created timetable for department, including consultation with faculty and department chairman, allocation of space, and use of UI Direct to create timetable online
  • Monitored registration in courses via UI Direct
  • Supervised advising office staff
  • Maintained statistical data on teaching efforts
  • Interviewed, hired, trained, scheduled, and supervised student and clerical employeesAllocated and administered $20,000 staff budget at the UIUC Undergraduate Library

Teaching and Related Activities

  • "So Strange and Wonderful": A History of Polar Exploration, Osher Life-Long Learning Institute, Champaign, Illinois, 2007
  • History 396: Patronage and Exchange: Courts, Culture, and World Trade, Summer 2007     
  •  LAS 199: Global Studies—Diversity & Integration in Istanbul, Fall 2006 
  • EPS 403/HIST 444/MDVL 403: European Education to 1600, Fall 2006 
  • History 396: Patronage and Exchange: Courts, Culture, and World Trade, Summer 2006
  • History 200: "So Strange and Wonderful": A History of Polar Exploration, Spring 2006     
  •  History 498: State and Society in the Fifteenth Century:  The House of Niccolò, Fall 2005     
  • History 200: Medieval and Renaissance Cities, Spring 2005
  • History 498K: Cities and Culture 1100-1700, Spring 2005
  • History 201C: Medieval Travelers: Cultural Contact and Conflict, Spring 2004
  • History 298K: Educating Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Fall 2003
  • History 298F: State and Society in the Fifteenth Century:  The House of Niccolò, Spring 2003, Spring 2002    
  • History 298D:  The Wars of the Roses, Fall 2002
  • Medieval Studies 451:  Medieval Learning and the Rise of Universities, Spring 2002 (team-taught course)
  • History 298A: Court Culture and Humanistic Learning in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • History 290:  Independent Readings (honors undergraduates)      
  • Educational Policy Studies 449:  Independent Research (graduate students)      History 199&TH: Senior Thesis Seminar      
  • Educational Policy Studies 199E:  From Dreaming Spires to Aspiring Dreamers:  The Development of the Modern University , Spring 2000 (freshman discovery course)
  • Educational Policy Studies 312/History 315:  The History of Western European Education from the Renaissance to the Modern Era, UIUC, Fall 1999 (advanced undergraduates/graduate students
  • Educational Policy Studies 311/History 308:  The History of Western European Education from the Greeks to the Early Modern Era, UIUC, Fall 1998 (advanced undergraduates/graduate students)
  • Educational Administration and Foundations 526:  History of Educational Thought, ISU, Fall 1998 (doctoral seminar)
  • Was minor consultant for production company producing program “The Missing Princes of England”  for “In Search of History” for The History Channel
  • Taught informal seminar for senior honors thesis writers, 1994–1997
  • Participated in Electronic Emissary projects to teach history to K-12 students via e-mail, 1995–96, 1993
  • Taught two sessions on Anglo-Saxon England for History 332, Medieval England, 2000
  • Lectured on Richard III and his historical reputation, History 231, History of England to 1688, 1994
  • Lectured on research methods in fifteenth-century England, History 332, Medieval England, 1993
  • Assigned readings for discussion and met with undergraduate discussion section of EPS 311, Western European Educational History from the Greeks to the Renaissance, on topic of medieval education, 1993Taught sociology (Forest View High School), twentieth-century wars (Wheeling High School), and world history (John Hersey High School) in Arlington Heights District 214, 1972

Editorial Work

  • Edited books, teachers’ manuals, journal articles, newsletters, fact sheets, posters, handbooks, circulars, reports, calendars, and other materials
  • Coordinated weekly production meetings with production department
  • Worked with authors, printers, estimators, and other publications professionals on a daily basis
  • Proofread galleys, pages, and final film, checked dyluxes, color keys, and color on the press
  • Prepared bibliographies and research for publication
  • Prepared indices for textbooks
  • Wrote copy for grant proposals and brochures
  • Edited manuscripts of technical papers to be submitted to professional engineering journals
  • Edited the Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society, Lipids, and Visual Arts Research 
  • Used Macintosh computers for writing and editing and for producing camera-ready newsletters
  • Served on search committees for academic-professional editorial positions
  • Edited UIUC Department of History newsletter, 1991–92Coordinated new design for and production of History at Illinois (UIUC Department of History alumni publication)

Library

  • Oversaw University of Illinois Foundation’s research library, including acquisitions
  • Supervised processing of government documents for large depository library
  • Provided reference service and conducted computer training sessions about online searching and circulation systems
  • Researched and prepared reports and procedures manuals
  • Ordered books and maps, performed bibliographic searching, processed newly cataloged materials, managed acquisitions printouts, maintained company annual report and 10K files, prepared new materials for cataloging and processing
  • Administered official university library policy on lost book billings and overdue fines
  • Coordinated and oversaw testing of the compact shelving test unit in UIUC Undergraduate Library that was later installed in the sixth addition to the main library tacksSupervised stacks maintenance, including shelving, shifting, and preservation

Computers and Computer Training

  • Created web pages using FrontPage and Dreamweaver
  • Subject matter coordinator for the catalog and schedule team of UI Integrate
  • Department Y2K coordinator
  • Co-supervisor of department web master
  • Was lead person for UIUC Department of History in UI Direct Project, responsible for  coordination and implementation
  • Was responsible for supervision of UI Direct Project for UIUC Department of History
  • Was responsible for implementation of electronic classroom for UIUC Department of History
  • Participated in planning for electronic classroom for UIUC Department of History
  • Particpated in planning and implementation of local-area network for UIUC Department of  History
  • Created databases for faculty and course information
  • Served as computer consultant for UIUC Department of History, recommending hardware and software as well as electronic mail options for advising
  • Supervised work-study students who maintained department local-area network and faculty and  staff computers for the UIUC Department of History
  • •AISS Security Unit Contact, 1990–2002
  • Taught e-mail training session for faculty and graduate assistants, Department of History, UIUC, October 1995
  • Was part of training team, H-Net training session, Florida State University at Tallahassee (part of  an NEH grant), October 1994Was part of training team, H-Net training session, University of California at Santa Cruz (NEH Summer Workshop), July 1994

Committees and Service

Department

  • UIUC Department of History Library Committee, 1998–2006
  • UIUC Department of History Undergraduate Studies Committee, 1990–2006
  • UIUC Department of History Honors Committee, 1990–2002 (now part of the UG Studies Committee)
  • UIUC Department of History Teaching Awards Committee, 1992–2006
  • UIUC Department of History Computer Advisory Committee, 1995–2002
  • UIUC Department of History Ad Hoc Committee on Courses and Curricula, 1996–97

Doctoral Committees

Charlotte Bauer, Art History, defense August 21, 2006

College and Campus

  • Study Abroad Scholarships Advisory Panel, 2003 04, 2005-06
  • Committee on Departmental Advising, 2003 2006
  • Co-Chair of SubCommittee on Campus Affairs, IlliACC, 2002-04
  • Subject Matter Consultant for Catalog and Schedule Team, UI-Integrate
  • Academic Advisor Professional Development Subcommittee, 1998-2001
  • Department Y2K coordinator
  • Department representative for campus Learning Outcome Assessment project
  • Department representative for campus Teaching Assessment project
  • UIUC Language Learning Committee, Humanities Departments, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1990–99
  • Departmental representative for planning UI Direct (online registration system for UIUC), 1990–95
  • Social Studies Area Committee (UIUC Council for Teacher Education), 1990–2006
    •     CoChair, 2003–2006
  • Truman Scholarship Interview Committee, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Committee on Advisor Training, Campus Academic Advising Commission, 1996–2001
  • Committee on Advising Awards, Campus Academic Advising Commission, 1996–97
  • Served on planning committee for Illinois NACADA State Meeting and Workshop, 1997
  • Interview Committee, Advising Position for Teacher Education Programs, 1998
  • Workshop Committee, Campus Academic Advising Commission, 1995–96, 1991–92
  • Committee on Education and Research, Campus Academic Advising Commission, 1994–95
  • Co-Coordinator, Humanities Commencement, 1992–93
  • Academic Year in Britain Interview Committee, 1991–93
  • Fulbright Interview Committee (Undergraduate), 1993
  • UIUC Library Publications Committee 1983–84
  • College of Engineering Awards Committee, 1985–90
  • UIUC Department of History representative for Network Design Committee for Gregory Hall Local Area Network, 1997–98, 1991–93

State, National and International

  • Co-Chair, Illinois Articulation Initiative History Panel, 1999-2006
  • Chair, Schallek Scholarship Committee (Richard III Society and Medieval Academy), 2004-2007
  • Conference Organizer, 4th Fifteenth Century Studies Conference, May2-5, 2004, University of     Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by the American Branch of the Richard III Society and the UIUC Medieval Studies Program)
  • Panelist, NEH Division of Education, 2000
  • UIUC History Representative to History Panel, Illinois Articulation Initiative, 1999–2006
    •     Co-Chair, 2001–2006
  • Conference Session Organizer for Society of the White Hart at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1995–98
  • Conference Session Organizer for University of Illinois Department of History at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1998–99
  • Executive Committee, Alpha Chapter, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honorary, 1992–
  • Vice President, Alpha Chapter, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honorary, 1999–2000, 1997–98, 1996– 97, 1994–95
  • President, Alpha Chapter, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honorary, 1995–96; 1998–99, 2000–01, 2002- 03
  • Conference Organizer, “Reputation and Representation in the Fifteenth Century,” April 29-May 2, 2001, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by the American Branch of the     Richard III Society and the UIUC Department of History)
  • Conference Organizer, “Estrangement, Enterprise and Education: Chapters in 15th-Century  English  History,”  April 29–May 1, 1995, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  (sponsored by the  American Branch of the Richard III Society, the UIUC Department of History, and the Ohio     University Department of History)
  • Conference Organizer, “Traditions and Transformations: Views of the Fifteenth Century,” May 3-5, 1998, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by the American Branch of     the Richard III Society, the UIUC Department of History, and the Ohio University     Department of History)
  • Editorial Board, NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Journal, 1993–96
  • Section Editor, Medieval Women’s Studies, ORB (On-Line Reference Book for Medieval  Studies), 1996–
  • Editor, H-Albion (a scholarly computer list for British and Irish studies), 1993–1997
  • Editor, H-Frauen-L (a scholarly computer list for Early Modern Women’s History), 1997–2002
  • Editorial Board, H-Mac (a Macintosh list for historians), 1994–
  • Editorial Board, H-Albion, 1997–
  • H-Net Conference Program Committee, 1998–99
  • Planning Committee, H-Major (a listserv devoted to topics about undergraduate     education)
  • Executive Committee, H-Net (Humanities On-Line), 1994–95
  • Monograph Administrator, Richard III Society, 1993–96
  • Academic Conference Coordinator, Richard III Society, 1993–
  • Research Officer, Richard III Society, 1996–
  • Vice-Chair, Richard III Society, 1997–98
  • Chair, Richard III Society, 1998–2002
    •     Past Chair, 2002–2006

Community

  • Volunteer, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
  • Newsletter Publisher, Prairie Cycle Club
  • Board Member, ChampaignCountyBikes.org
  • Volunteer Instructor, Fibromyalgia Self-Help Course, Arthritis Foundation
  • Board Member, East Central Illinois Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, 2006–
  • Volunteer Reader, Illinois Radio Reader, 2007–
  • Volunteer Coach, WILL Radio and Television Stations, 1986–
  • Board Member, University YWCA, 2000–01
    •     Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
  • Nominating Committee, University YWCA, 1992–93
  • International Concerns Committee, University YWCA, 1990–92
  • Judge, C-U Soviet Sister City Project Essay Contest, 1988
  • Volunteer host for international students, 1988–89

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Conferences Organized

  • 4th Fifteenth Century Studies Conference, May 2-5, 2004, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by the American Branch of the Richard III Society and the UIUC  Medieval Studies Program)
  • Reputation and Representation in the Fifteenth Century, April 29-May 2, 2001, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by the American Branch of the Richard III Society, the UIUC Department of History
  • Traditions and Transformations: Views of the Fifteenth Century, May 3-5, 1998, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by the American Branch of the Richard III Society, the UIUC Department of History, and the Ohio University Department of History)
  • Estrangement, Enterprise and Education: Chapters in 15th-Century English History, April 29-May  1, 1995, Urbana, Illinois (sponsored by the American Branch of the Richard III Society,  the  UIUC Department of History, and the Ohio University Department of History)

Books and Articles: Education and Advising

  • “College Comes to the Community: Teaching K–12 Students On-Line,” H-Net American  Historical Association Pages for 1997 meeting (http://h-net2.msu.edu/aha/michalove/)
  • Contributor to “H-Net and the Internationalization of Scholarship,” coordinated by Steven Liebo, Perspectives, American Historical Association Newsletter 33:5(May/June 1995): 23–24
  • Contributor to Designing an Effective Advisor Training Program, National Academic Advising  Association, 1993
  • “Departmental Advising: Same or Different?” (co-author Rosalie Schmitt, College of Education, UIUC), The ACADV Electronic Journal 1(1): September 7, 1993, 4–10 (refereed)
  • “The Educational Crusade of Jonathan Kozol,” The Educational Forum 57(3): Spring 1993, 300–11 (refereed)

Books and Articles: History

  • Co-editor with Douglas Biggs (Department of History, Waldorf College) and Compton Reeves (Professor Emeritus of History, Ohio University), Reputation and Representation in  Fifteenth-Century Europe (Brill, 2004) including authored article, "Women as Book Collectors and Disseminators of Culture in Late Medieval England and Burgundy"
  • "Calais," "Rise of Universities," Reader's Guide to British History, ed. David Loades (Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003) 
  • "Nithard," "Louis VI," and "Robert d'Arbrissel," Dictionary of the Middle Ages, ed. Jana Schulman (Greenwood Press, 2002)
  • Co-editor with Douglas Biggs (Department of History, Waldorf College) and Compton Reeves (Professor Emeritus of History, Ohio University), Traditions and Transformations: Views of the Fifteenth Century (Brill, 2001) including authored article, "Giles Daubeney:  Hastings to Henry VII?"
  • “Richard III,” “Buckingham’s Rebellion 1483,” “Calais,” “Education and Schools,” “Books and Reading,” and “Marriage, Aristocratic and Gentry,” Historical Dictionary of Late Medieval England  1260–1485, eds. Ronald H. Fritze and William B. Robison (Greenwood Press, 2002)
  • “Equal in Opportunity?  The Education of Aristocratic Englishwomen 1450–1540” in Barbara Whitehead, ed., Women’s Education in Early Modern Europe: A History, 1500–1800 (Garland Press, 1999)
  • “Lawrence Stone” and “Raphael Holinshed,” in Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing, ed.  Kelly Boyd, Middlesex University (Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999)
  • Co-editor with A. Compton Reeves (Department of History, Ohio University), Estrangement, Enterprise and Education: Chapters in 15th-Century English, (Sutton Publishing, 1998) including introduction and the authored article “The Education of Upper-Class Women in Late Medieval England”
  • “The Reinvention of Richard III,”  The Ricardian X: 130(September 1995): 266–76 (refereed) (http://www.webcom.com/~blanchrd/bookcase/mlove1.html)
  • “Civility and Courtliness: A Discussion of Educational Ideas in the Works of Baldesar Castiglione, C. Stephen Jaeger, Nicholas Orme, and Mark Motley,” Thematica (graduate student journal of the UIUC Department of History) 1(1994): 96–113 (refereed)
  • “Giles Daubeney: Courtier, Soldier, and Diplomat,” Ricardian Register XVIII (3): Fall 1993, 5–8
  • “Women and Urban Life in Medieval Europe,” Medieval History 2(3): 1992, 3–9

Reviews:  Education and Advising

  • Jerry G Graff, James L Ratcliff, and Associates, Handbook of the Undergraduate Curriculum: A  Comprehensive Guide to Purposes, Structures, Practices, and Change in NACADA Journal 19:1 (Spring     1999): 68-69.
  • Thomas A. Angelo and K. Patricia Cross, Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, in NACADA Journal 19:1 (Spring 1999): 63-64.
  • Larry J. Ostler, Therrin C. Dahlin, and J. D. Willardson, The Closing of American Library Schools: Problems and Opportunities, in NACADA Journal 16:2 (Fall 1996), 54–55
  • Edison J. Trickett, Roderick J. Watts, and Dina Birman, eds., Human Diversity: Perspective on People in Conflict, in NACADA Journal 16(1): Spring 1996, 67
    Melvin C. Terrell, ed., Diversity, Disunity, and Campus Community, in NACADA Journal 14:2(Fall     1994)
  • Helen S. Austin and Carole Leland, Women of Influence, Women of Vision: A Cross-Generational Study of Leaders and Social Change, in NACADA Journal 14:2 (Fall 1994)
  • Lawrence A. Cremin, Popular Education and Its Discontents, in NACADA Journal 13:2(Fall 1993)
  • Jack H. Schuster and Daniel W. Wheeler and Associates, Enhancing Faculty Careers: Strategies for Development and Renewal, in NACADA Journal 13:2 (Fall 1993)
  • Stephen L. Jacobsen and James A. Conway, eds., Educational Leadership in an Age of Reform, in NACADA Journal 13:2 (Fall 1993)
  • Peter Seldin and Associates, How Administrators Can Improve Teaching: Moving from Talk to Action in Higher Education, in NACADA Journal 13:2 (Fall 1993)

Reviews: History

  • Colin A. McLaren, Aberdeen Students 1600-1860 in History of Education Quarterly, 47:4 (2007) 519-20. 
  • DuBruck, Edelgard E. and Yael Even, eds., Fifteenth-Century Studies, Vol. 27: A Special Issue on Violence in Fifteenth-Century Text and Image in Sixteenth Century  Journal Summer 2004, Vol. 35:2, 553-554
  • Mavis Mate, Women in Medieval English Society in The Historian 66:1(2004) 191.
  • Alison Sim. Pleasures and Pastimes in Tudor England. H-Albion (June 2001).
  • Lillian M. Bisson, Chaucer and the Late Medieval World in The Historian 62:4(2000) 904.
  • Richard Britnell, The End of the Middle Ages?  England 1471–1529, in The Medieval Review (July 14, 1998) http://dns.hti.umich.edu/bin/bmr/bmr-    idx.pl?type=HTML&byte=6004188&collection=BMMR&fontstyle=&q1=1998&q2=&q3=
  • David R. Carlson, English Humanist Books: Writers and Patrons, Manuscript and Print 1475–1525, in Ricardian Register XXI (1): Spring 1996, 20–22
  • Merry E. Wiesner, Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, in Ricardian Register XX (4): Winter 1995, 19
  • Sara Warneke, Images of the Educational Traveller in Early Modern England, in Sixteenth Century Journal XXVI (3): Fall 1995, 694–95
  • Virginia Davis, William Waynflete, Bishop and Educationalist, in Ricardian Register XX (2): Summer 1995, 24–25
  • Rosemary O’Day, The Longman Companion to the Tudor Age, on H-Albion
    http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=30008851655522
  • Carole M. Meale, ed., Women & Literature in Britain 1150–1500, in Ricardian Register XX (1): Spring 1995, 22–23
  • Mary Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski, eds., Women & Power in the Middle Ages, in Ricardian Register XX (1): Spring 1995, 22–23
  • Peter Burke, The Art of Conversation, in Ricardian Register XVIV (4): Fall 1994, 17–18
  • Margaret King, Women of the Renaissance, in Ricardian Register XVIV (3): Fall 1994, 17–18
  • Sue Sheridan Walker, ed., Wife & Widow in Medieval England, in Bryn Mawr Medieval Review, (August 8, 1994)http://dns.hti.umich.edu/bin/bmr/bmr-idx.pl?type=HTML&byte=1176852&collection=TMR&fontstyle=byte&q1=michalove&q2=&q3=reprinted in Ricardian Register XX (3): Fall 1995, 15–16

Reviews:  Software

  • Academic Data Manager 2.5 (software), H-Mac for History and Macintosh Society, August 29, 1994 (electronic publication)
  • ThoughtPattern (software) in HMS Newsletter, The History and Macintosh Society 2:3(Fall 1992):  34
  •  Would-Be Gentleman (software) in HMS Newsletter, The History and Macintosh Society

Papers and Other Presentations: Education and Advising

  • Graduate School and the Humanities Major, LAS Council Graduate Conference, spring 2000
  • Presentation to LAS Student Council on research opportunities for undergraduate students in the Humanities, fall 1998
  • With Debe Deeb Williams, “Creating an Advisor Training Program,” Academic Advising: Linking a Community of Learners, Great Lakes Regional Conference on Academic Advising, April 19-21, Academic Advisement Center, The University of Akron
  • “H-Albion as a Tool for Teaching and Research,” AERA-F Roundtable: Electronic Research and the Educational Historian:  Listserver, the Web and Other Sources, AERA Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 1997
  • “Using UI Direct as an Advising Tool,” Seventh Campus Academic Advising Commission Annual Advising Workshop, March 11, 1997, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • “College Comes to the Community: Teaching K–12 Students On-Line,” American Historical Association Meeting, New York City, January 2–5, 1997
  • With Terry Taylor, Louisiana School for Arts and Sciences, “H-Albion: Past, Present, and Future,” North American Conference on British Studies Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October 17–20, 1996
  • Roundtable on H-Net Book Review Project, H-Net ’96, Atlanta, Georgia, January 1996
  • “International Connections” Panel, H-Net ’95, Chicago, Illinois, January 4–5, 1995
    “The Credentializing of Advisors,” NACADA Roundtable, 18th National Conference on  Academic Advising, October 9–12, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • With Rosalie Schmitt, UIUC College of Education, “Departmental Advising: Same or Different?”  Sixteenth National Academic Advising Conference, October 11–14, 1992, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Moderator of Roundtable on Advising High School Students, Sixteenth National Academic Advising Conference, October 11–14, 1992, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Invited Talk on Publishing as a Career Choice for History Majors, History Club, Eastern Illinois University at Charleston, April 1991

Papers and Other Presentations: History

  •  “The Reinvention of Richard III,” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Champaign, Illinois, December 3, 2008
  • “The Reinvention of Richard III,” 19th Biennial Shakespeare Colloquium, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2006 (invited talk)
  • “The Chimera of Crusade,” 40th International Medieval Congress, Western Michigan University,  May 2006
  • “Inheritance and Influence: Giles Daubeney and Buckingham’s Rebellion, 1483,” 39th International Medieval Congress, Western Michigan University, May 3-7, 2004.
  • Workshop:  “The Personal is Pedagogical,” Attending to Early Modern Women, University of Maryland, College Park, Nov. 6-8, 2003
  • “Courtesy and Cookery: Courtesy Books and the Household as Schools for Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern England,” Seminar in the History of the Book, Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies, October 18, 2003
  • “’Ma fille, emploiez vostre entendement du tout à acquérir vertus’: The Educational Advice Books of Anne de Beaujeu and Suzanne de Bourbon,” 37th International Medieval Congress, Western Michigan University, May 1-4, 2002
  • "'Ma fille, emploiez vostre entendement du tout à acquérir vertus': The Educational Advice Books of Anne de Beaujeu and Suzanne de Bourbon," Images of Authority and the Authority of Images, CNRS-UIUC Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 29-May 1, 2002
  •  “Courtesy and Cookery: The Household as School for Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern England,”  Illinois Medieval Association Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 22-23, 2002"Clements Markham, Richard III and All That," Richard III Society Annual General Meeting, September 29, 2001, Fort Worth, Texas
  • "What Pleasantness of Teaching There Is in Books: Bibliophilia in the Late Middle Ages," 36th International Medieval Congress, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 3-6, 2001
  • "Women as Book Collectors and Disseminators of Culture in Late Medieval Europe," Third Fifteenth Century Studies Conference, April 29-May 2, 2001, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • “ ‘A Ruinous Expense’:  Calais in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Life,” International Medieval Congress, Leeds, July 10-13, 2000.
  • “Patronage and Power in Late Medieval England,” North American Conference on British Studies and Northeast Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting, Boston, November 19-21, 1999
  • “Service to the Crown:  Giles Daubeney and Henry VII,” Richard III Society Annual General Meeting, New Orleans, October 1-3, 1999
  • “Women, Religion and Education in Late Medieval England,” 34th International Medieval Congress, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 6-9, 1999
  • “Will the Real Richard III Please Stand Up?” History in the Comic Mode: A Symposium in Honor of Charles T. Wood, session sponsored by the White Hart Society, 33rd International Medieval Congress, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 7-10, 1998 (http://www.r3.org/wood/papers/mlove.html)
  • “Giles Daubeney: Hastings to Henry VII?” Traditions and Transformations: Views of the Fifteenth Century, May 3-5, 1998, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by  the American Branch of the Richard III Society, the UIUC Department of History, and the Ohio University Department of History)
  • “Medieval Cookery,” Richard III Society Annual General Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 3-5, 1997
  • “Courtesy and Cookery Books as Models of Household Educational Theory in Late Medieval and Early Modern England,” Fifteenth Century Studies Conference, Huddersfield, England,  September 1997
  • “Courtesy and Cookery: The Household as School for Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern England,” Western Association of Women Historians, Asilomar, California, May 30–June 2, 1997
  • “When I am dead and opened, you shall find ‘Calais’ lying in my heart’: Trade and Security in Late Medieval England,” 32nd International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 8–11, 1997
  • “Upper-Class Englishwomen’s Education in Household and Court, 1380–1580,” Renaissance Seminar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 1997
  • “Religion as an Aspect of Women’s Education in Late Medieval England,” Medieval Colloquium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 12, 1996
  • “Foreign Ambassadors and Continental Intrigue: Richard III’s Foreign Policy, 1483–1485,” Richard III Society Annual General Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 27–29,     1996
  • “‘O Chyldren! geue eare your duties to learne’: Household Education of Upper-Class  Englishwomen in Late Medieval and Early Modern England,” XXXI International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 8–12, 1996
  • “The Education of Upper-Class Women in Late Medieval England,” Estrangement, Enterprise and Education: Chapters in 15th-Century English History, April 29-May 1, 1995, Urbana, Illinois
  • “The Reinvention of Richard III,” Reinventing the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Arizona State University, February 17–18, 1995, Tempe, Arizona (later published in The Ricardian, available at http://r3.org/bookcase/mlove1.html)
  • “Giles Daubeney and Buckingham’s Rebellion,” First International Medieval Congress, 4–7 July, 1994, Leeds, England (read in absentia)
  • “Free to Choose?  Women and Marriage in Fifteenth-Century England,” Medieval Association of the Midwest, Ninth Annual Conference, September 24–25, 1993, Urbana, Illinois
  • “Captain of Calais: Giles Daubeney, Henry VII, and the Security of the Realm,” XXVIII International Medieval Congress, May 6–9, 1993, Kalamazoo Michigan
  • “The Great Marriage Hunt: Finding a Wife in Fifteenth-Century England,” Fourteenth Mid-America Conference on History, September 17–19, 1992, The University of Kansas at Lawrence (http://eng.hss.cmu.edu/history/finding-a-wife.txt)

Conferences Attended

  • Attending to Early Modern Women, 2003
  • Seminar on the History of the Book, Newberry Library, 2002–2004
  • CNRS-UIUC Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 2002
  • Illinois Medieval Association, February 2002
  • ACE/NIP Illinois, National Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education 1998, 1997, 1991
  • Great Lakes Regional Conference on Academic Advising 1998
  • AERA Conference  1997
  • Illinois Sub-Regional Association NACADA Meeting  1996, 1997
  • North American Conference on British Studies   1996
  • Richard III Society Annual General Meeting  1997, 1996
  • NACADA Summer Advising Institute (Burlington, Vermont) 1996
  • American Historical Association Annual Conference  1997, 1996, 1995
  • International Medieval Congress (Leeds)  2000
  • International Medieval Congress (Kalamazoo) 2006, 2005,2004, 2003, 2002,             2001, 2000, 1999, 1998,1997, 1996, 1995,1994, 1993, 1992
  • Medieval Association of the Midwest 1993
  • Mid-America History Conference   1992
  • National Academic Advising Conference  1994, 1992, 1991
  • UIUC Writing Across the Curriculum Conference 1993, 1992, 1991
  • Women in Communications National Conference 1989

HONORS and Awards

  • Honor an Educator Award, Kappa Delta Pi, 2006
  • NEH Summer Institute Grant, 2008, 2001, 1999
  • CNRS-UIUC Exchange Research Grant,  2000
  • Dickon Award for Service to the Society, Richard III Society, 1996
  • William Schallek Fellowship, Richard III Society, 1995
  • LAS Advising Award, 2000
  • UIUC Campus Advising Award, 2000
  • Honorable Mention, LAS Advising Award 1991–92, 1998-99
    (nominated 1997-98, 1997-96, 1996-95, 1995–96, 1994–95, 1993–94, 1992–93)
  • Graduate College Conference Travel Support Grant, 1994, 1992
  • Kappa Delta Pi Education Honorary
  • Phi Alpha Theta History Honorary
  • Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship Fraternity
  • Illinois State Scholarship (honorary)
  • Illinois State Teacher’s Scholarship

MEMBERSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Richard III Society