Abigail Greff

PhD in English Candidate


Abigail Greff is a first-year PhD student in the Department of English focusing on middle English language and literature, primarily during the period 1300-1500. Much of her recent research has centered on the relationship between religion, agency and gender identity construction in late medieval hagiography and religious life writing, with a particular emphasis on versions of the life of Mary Magdalene. Greff's broader interests include the Arthurian romance tradition, medieval genre studies and manuscript history and analysis.

Areas of Expertise
  • Old and middle English
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • MA, Boston University, 2014
  • BA, The University of Puget Sound, 2011

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