- Interim Dean
- Billie Doris McAda Graduate School
- Ferguson Hall
Tiffany A. Ziegler is the Interim Dean of the Dr. Billie Doris McAda Graduate School and 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, ââI was sick and you visited Meâ: The Hospital of Saint John in Brussels and Its Patrons.â Dr. Zieglerâs 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 âWomen, Seals, and Charters: Gendered Affirmation and Legitimation at the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels,â and âCharity and the Papacyâ for the Cambridge History of the Papacy. Dr. Zieglerâs current manuscript project explores the lives and deeds of some feisty and persistent nuns.
|University of Missouri||PhD||2021|
|Texas Tech University||Masters||2021|
|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|
âWomen, Seals, and Charters: Gendered Affirmation and Legitimation at the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels.â 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.
âThe New Normal: Collective Female Donation Practices at the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels.â Conference Proceedings. Medieval Elite Women and the Exercise of Power, 1100-1400: Moving Beyond the Exceptionalist Debate. Switzerland: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.
âThe Medievalistâs Soliloquy.â Ballad of the Lone Medievalist. John P. Sexton and Kisha G. Tracy eds., Punctum Press, 2018.
âConsidering Charity: Family Traditions, Female Donation Practices, and the Hospital of Saint John in Brussels,â Medieval Prosopography, Vol. 29, 2015.
âThe Hospital of Saint John: Exploring Charitable Distribution in High Medieval Brussels,â EÃ¤: Journal of Medical Humanities and Social Studies of Science and Technology, Vol. 3 N. 2, December 2012.
Reviews and Textbook Articles
ï»¿Review of Joshua Cole and Carol Symes, âChapter 10: The Medieval World 1250-1350,â Western Civilizations: Their History & Their Culture, New York: Norton, 2021.
Review of âHealthcare as a Social and Religious Missionâ 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, âHunting and Gathering,â âRole of Women in Near East Societies,â âCode of Hammurabi,â âWriting in Near East Societies,â âCouncil of Nicaea,â âFeudal Society,â âCrusades,â âBlack Death,â âMedieval Denmark,â âMartin Luther,â âCharlemagne,â âEleanor of Aquitaine,â âMuhammad,â âMerovingian Franks,â Gale/Cengage, 2016.
Review of Gert Melville, ed., Aspects of Charity: Concern for Oneâs Neighbour in Medieval Vita Religiosa, for The Medieval Review, August, 2013.
Encyclopedia on Medieval Pilgrimage, âGift-giving and Charity;â The Hospital in the Muristan,â 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
âCharity and the Papacy.â Cambridge History of the Papacy, Volume 4: Society and Culture. Edited by JoÃ«lle Rollo-Koster and Miles Pattenden. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023.