Emily Schmidt

Graduate Student; 2017-2018 Teaching Assistant (CLAS/RELG) Profile Image
Graduate Student; 2017-2018 Teaching Assistant (CLAS/RELG) History schmidtemilyc@gmail.com (402) 472-2414 922 Oldfather Hall
JOINED THE DEPARTMENT

2017

BIO

Emily is a first year master’s student in the history graduate program. She graduated with distinction from UNL with a bachelor’s degree in Medieval & Renaissance Studies with minors in History, English, and Art History & Criticism in December 2016. Her areas of interest include religious tolerance and intolerance and religious violence in medieval communities across Europe, specifically comparing how civic and ecclesiastical laws intersect with popular culture, how intolerance is introduced to society, and the effects thereafter.

EDUCATION

B.A. with distinction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dec. 2016; major: Medieval and Renaissance Studies; minors: History, English, and Art History & Criticism

EXPERTISE/AREAS OF INTEREST

Medieval European religious (in)tolerance and violence
Specifics: intersection of civic and ecclesiastical laws with popular culture; intolerance's introduction to and effects on society