Denise A. Kaiser, Ph.D.

Denise A. Kaiser, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor

Denise Kaiser was recruited to Sacred Heart University in 2007 with the inception of the common core curriculum and has since joined the First-Year Seminar Program. In both she has brought to bear a deep commitment to furthering students’ knowledge of medieval history and early western civilization, and their acquisition of college-level critical thinking and academic skills.

Degrees and Certifications

    B.A. in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
    Barnard College, New York, NY

    M.A. in Medieval Studies
    Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
    Toronto, ON, Canada

    M.A. in History
    Columbia University, New York, NY

    Ph.D. in History
    Columbia University, New York, NY

Teaching Responsibilities

    • First-Year Seminar Program: History

Research Interests and Grants

    • Medieval Germany
    • Cultural and Social History of the High Middle Ages

Awards and Fellowships

    • Recipient of the Ungar Prize awarded biennially by the American Translators Association for an outstanding published translation from German into English
    • Fellow, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst while performing research in Germany                                                         
    • President's Fellow at Columbia University and Research Assistant at Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto

Publications and Presentations

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    Kaiser, Denise. Review of The Seven Deadly Sins. From Communities to Individuals, Richard Newhauser, ed. Church History and Religious Culture 89, no. 4 (2009): 537-539.

    Wolfram, Herwig. Conrad II (990-1039): Emperor of Three Kingdoms. Trans. Denise A. Kaiser, University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006.

    Fichtenau, Heinrich. Heretics and Scholars in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1200. Trans. Denise A. Kaiser. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998.

    Howell, Martha (with the collaboration of Suzanne Wemple and Denise Kaiser). "A Documented Presence: Medieval Women in Germanic Historiography." In Women in Medieval History and Historiography. Ed. Susan Mosher Stuard. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987. Pp. 101-131.

    Wemple, Suzanne and Kaiser, Denise A. "Death's Dance of Women." Journal of Medieval History, 12 (1986), 333-343.

    Presentations

    Sacred Heart University Common Core Colloquium: Natural Disaster and the Human Response with June Ann Greeley and Linda Strong (April 12, 2010).

    Sacred Heart University Common Core Colloquium: Natural Disaster and the Human Response with June Ann Greeley, Shirley Pavone and Linda Strong (April 6, 2009).

     

     

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location: HC212

    History
    Humanities Center of Acad Bldg HC*212
    College of Arts and Sciences
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