Linda Lierheimer PH.D.

College of Liberal Arts - Department of History and International Studies

PROFESSOR OF HISTORY AND HUMANITIES

DEPARTMENT CHAIR OF HISTORY & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

 

Dr. Linda Lierheimer earned her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1994. She teaches courses on European history, historical methods, and gender studies. Her training is in French history and her scholarship focuses on women and religion on the Reformation era. Her publications include: “False Sanctity and Spiritual Imposture in Seventeenth-Century French Convents” (in Kathryn Edwards, ed., Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europe);  “Gender, Resistance, and the Limits of Episcopal Authority: Sébastien Zamet’s Relationships with Nuns (1615-1655)” (in Jennifer M. DeSilva, ed., A Living Example: Episcopal Reform, Relations, and Politics in Early Modern Europe); and an edited translation, The Life of Antoinette Micolon (Marquette University Press). She is currnently writing a book, Disobedient Daughters: The Demission of an Ursuline Superior in Early Modern Dijon, a microhistory of a conflict between nuns and their bishop in seventeenth-century France.

 

Linda Lierheimer

Department Chair
Professor
PH.D.

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