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B.A., History and Literature, Sarah Lawrence College, 2004
M.A., Medieval History, University of St. Andrews, 2008
M.Litt, Celtic Studies, University of Glasgow, 2009
Ph.D., Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge, 2016
Sarah Waidler has published on the medieval hagiography, history, and literature of Ireland and Wales in peer-reviewed journals such as Peritia and The English Historical Review and in edited collections. She is currently working on a monograph entitled Ecclesiastical Violence in the Medieval Gaelic World and is a co-editor of the journal Studia Celtica Fennica. Before coming to NYU, where she is based in Glucksman Ireland House, she was an O’Donovan Postdoctoral Scholar at the School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies and worked on the Cambridge-based project “Mapping Conversion: A Database of Conversion,” funded by the Isaac Newton Trust. She taught in the Department of Early Irish at Maynooth University and in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at the University of Cambridge.
Medieval Irish Welsh and Scottish history and literature; medieval hagiography; saints’ cults; violence in the medieval world; intellectual history and the exchange of ideas in the seventh through thirteenth centuries; digital humanities; travel in the medieval world; global Middle Ages