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Dr. Tiffany Amber Ziegler

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Title
Associate Professor
Department
History
Location
O'Donohoe Hall
Room
220

Bio

Tiffany A. Ziegler is an Associate Professor of History at Midwestern State University.  She received a B.A. from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska (2003), a M.A. from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas (2005), and a Ph.D. from the University Missouri in Columbia, Missouri (2010).  Dr. Lois L. Huneycutt supervised her dissertation, â€œâ€™I was sick and you visited Me’: The Hospital of Saint John in Brussels and Its Patrons.”  Dr. Ziegler’s areas of expertise and interest include the Middle Ages, the Crusades, Vikings, Greece and Rome, World History, Women, and Renaissance and Reformation Europe.  Her research interests include Saint John hospital, urban society, medieval health care, the history of charity, and women.  She is the author of the book Medieval Healthcare and the Rise of Charitable Institution: The History of the Municipal Hospital.  Her forthcoming works include an article for the book Gender, Memory and Documentary Culture, 900-1200 titled “Women, Seals, and Charters: Gendered Affirmation and Legitimation at the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels,” and “Charity and the Papacy” for the Cambridge History of the Papacy.  Dr. Ziegler’s current manuscript project explores the lives and deeds of some feisty and persistent nuns. 

Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Missouri PhD 2021
Texas Tech University Masters 2021
Hastings College BA 2003
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Associate Professor of History 08/01/2018
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of History 08/01/2014 08/01/2018
Minot State University Assistant Professor of History 08/01/2010 05/01/2014

Research/Publication

 

“Women, Seals, and Charters: Gendered Affirmation and Legitimation at the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels.” Conference Proceedings. Gender, Memory and Documentary Culture, 900-1200. Palgrave MacMillan, Forthcoming, 2021.

 

Medieval Healthcare and the Rise of Charitable Institutions: The History of the Municipal Hospital. Switzerland: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.

 

“The New Normal: Collective Female Donation Practices at the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels.” Conference Proceedings. Medieval Elite Women and the Exercise of Power, 1100-1400: Moving Beyond the Exceptionalist Debate. Switzerland: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.

 

“The Medievalist’s Soliloquy.” Ballad of the Lone Medievalist. John P. Sexton and Kisha G. Tracy eds., Punctum Press, 2018.

 

“Considering Charity: Family Traditions, Female Donation Practices, and the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels,” Medieval Prosopography, Vol. 29, 2015.

 

“The Hospital of Saint John: Exploring Charitable Distribution in High Medieval Brussels,” Eä: Journal of Medical Humanities and Social Studies of Science and Technology, Vol. 3 N. 2, December 2012.

 

Reviews and Textbook Articles

Review of Joshua Cole and Carol Symes, “Chapter 10: The Medieval World 1250-1350,” Western Civilizations: Their History & Their Culture, New York: Norton, 2021.

 

Review of “Healthcare as a Social and Religious Mission” from The History of Catholic Missions for KADMOS: Journal of the Humanities, Tbilisi, Ilia State University, 2020.

Review of Adam J. Davis, The Medieval Economy of Salvation: Charity, Commerce, and the Rise of the Hospital, for Social History of Medicine, Oxford University Press, 2019.

 

Review of Christopher Paolella, Human Trafficking in Medieval Europe. Slavery, Sexual Exploitation, and Prostitution, for Amsterdam University Press, 2019.

 

Western Civilization,  â€œHunting and Gathering,” “Role of Women in Near East Societies,” “Code of Hammurabi,” “Writing in Near East Societies,” “Council of Nicaea,” “Feudal Society,” “Crusades,” “Black Death,” “Medieval Denmark,” “Martin Luther,” “Charlemagne,” “Eleanor of Aquitaine,” “Muhammad,” “Merovingian Franks,” Gale/Cengage, 2016.

 

Review of Gert Melville, ed., Aspects of Charity: Concern for One’s Neighbour in Medieval Vita Religiosa, for The Medieval Review, August, 2013.

 

Encyclopedia on Medieval Pilgrimage, “Gift-giving and Charity;” The Hospital in the Muristan,” Larissa Taylor, ed. (Leiden: Brill Publishers), 2009.

 

 

Works in Progress

Donations and the Hospital of Saint John: Collective Female Donation Practices in Medieval Society

 

Women, Seals, and the Hospital of Saint John: Legitimizing Power in Medieval Urban Centers


“Charity and the Papacy.” Cambridge History of the Papacy, Volume 4: Society and Culture. Edited by Joëlle Rollo-Koster and Miles Pattenden. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023.