Amanda L. Scott
Assistant Professor, Early Modern European History
Ph.D. – Washington University in St. Louis, 2017
M.A. – Washington University in St. Louis, 2013
M.A. – The College of William and Mary, 2010
B.A. – The College of William and Mary, 2009
Teaching areas and research interests
- Early modern Europe
- Basque Country
- Atlantic world
- Witchcraft, heresy, and Inquisition
- Women and religion
The Basque Seroras: Local Religion, Gender, and Power in Northern Iberia (in preparation)
“The Wayward Priest of Atondo: Clerical Misbehavior, Local Community, and the Limits of Tridentine Reform.” The Sixteenth Century Journal 47, no. 1 (2016): 75-98.
“Seroras and Local Religious Life in the Basque Country and Navarre, 1550-1769.” Church History 85, no. 1 (2016): 40-64.
“Community, Conflict, and Local Authority: The Basque Seroras.” In Devout Laywomen in the Early Modern World, edited by Alison Weber, 31-47. New York: Routledge, 2016.
Fellowships and Awards
2016-2017 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
2016 NEH Summer Institute, “Teaching the Reformation after 500 Years”
2016 Presidential Travel Award, American Catholic Historical Association
2014-2015 CLIR-Mellon Dissertation Fellowship in the Humanities in Original Sources
2013 John Tracy Ellis Dissertation Award, American Catholic Historical Association