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Bridget Whearty

Assistant Professor

Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Research Interests

  • Medieval literature specializing in 14th- and 15th-century English literature
  • Book history and manuscript studies
  • Digitization of medieval manuscripts
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • John Lydgate
  • Digital humanities
  • Late medieval death culture
  • Community engagement/Servic


  • Affiliated Faculty

  • Material and Visual Worlds Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (TAE)
  • Binghamton University

    2013-2015 Council on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Medieval Studies

  • Stanford University

    2014 NEH Digital Humanities Data Curation Institute

  • Boston
  • MA

    2012 Finalist

  • “K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award
  • ” Association of American Colleges and Universities

    2011-2013 “Diversifying Academia

  • Recruiting Excellence” (DARE) Fellowship
  • Stanford University