Theresa Earenfight, Director, Office of Fellowships and Student Research
Dr. Earenfight, a historian of the European Middle Ages, is one of the founding directors of the Office of Fellowships. Her scholarly work focuses on women and political power and authority. While working on her PhD at Fordham University (NY), she was awarded a Fulbright to work on dissertation research in Barcelona. Her work focuses on Spanish queens and she has edited a collection of essays, Queenship and Political Power in Medieval and Early Modern Spain (2005) and her book, The King’s Other Body: María of Castile and the Crown of Aragon (2010), and a textbook, Queenship in Medieval Europe (2013). She is currently working on a study of Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII of England.