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History Department

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

410-293-6260

scotta@usna.edu

AmandaScottHistory.com

Teaching areas and research interests

  • Early modern Europe
  • Spain
  • Basque Country
  • Atlantic world
  • Reformation
  • Witchcraft, heresy, and Inquisition
  • Women and religion

Publications

Book manuscript

The Basque Seroras: Local Religion, Gender, and Power in Northern Iberia (in preparation)

Peer-reviewed articles

“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.

Book chapters

“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

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