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Former Member of Staff: Dr Celeste McNamara

Celeste McNamara
Academic Profile
  • 2015-2018: Assistant Professor in Medieval and Renaissance History, Warwick University
  • 2013-2015: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, The College of William and Mary
  • 2009-2013: PhD in History, Northwestern University, dissertation "The Tragedy of Tridentine Reform in Late Seventeenth-Century Padua"
  • 2007-2008: MA in History, Northwestern University

“What the People Want: Popular Support for Catholic Reform in the Veneto,” Catholic Historical Review 102 (2016): 65-89.

“Confraternities and Rural Devotion in the Veneto,” in Rituals of Politics and Culture in Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honour of Edward Muir, eds. Mark Jurdjevic and Rolf Strom-Olsen, 309-336. Toronto: University of Toronto, 2016.

“Extending the Boundaries of the Sacred in Seventeenth-Century Padua,” in The Sacralization of Space and Behavior in the Early Modern World, ed. Jennifer Mara De Silva, 215-232. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.

“Conceptualizing the Priest: Lay and Episcopal Expectations of Clerical Reform in Late 17th-Century Padua,” Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte 104 (2013): 297-320.

“Challenges to Episcopal Authority in Seventeenth-Century Padua,” in Episcopal Reform and Politics in Early Modern Europe, ed. Jennifer Mara DeSilva, 173-193. Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, 2012.

Curriculum Vitae page