Wessell Lightfoot, Dr. Dana

PhD, MA, BA (University of Toronto) Professor Departments Chair, History
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  • Prince George

Research and Expertise

Research Fields:
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • History
Areas of Expertise:

Gender and law, medieval/early modern Europe, gender and religion, religious violence, European women's history, feminist history.

Supervises in:
  • MA History
  • MA Gender Studies
Available to be contacted by the media as a subject matter expert

Selected Publications

Dana Wessell Lightfoot, Women, Dowries, and Agency: Marriage in 15th century Valencia (Manchester University Press, 2013).

Michelle Armstrong-Partida, Alexandra Guerson, and Dana Wessell Lightfoot eds. Women and Community in medieval and early modern Iberia (University of Nebraska Press, 2020).

Alexandra Guerson and Dana Wessell Lightfoot, "A Tale of Two Tolranas: Jewish Women's Agency and Conversion in late medieval Girona", Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies 12.3 (2020): 344-364.

Alexandra Guerson and Dana Wessell Lightfoot, "Digging Through the Archives Together: Collaborative Research in late medieval gender and Jewish History", Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 13.1 (Fall 2018): 92-105.