Completed Dissertations

David Y. Neufeld (2018)
"Marginal Coexistence: Anabaptists between Persecution and Toleration in Reformed Zurich, 1585-1650."

Adam G. Hough (2017)
"The Meckhart Confession: Moderate Religion in an Age of Militancy."
Dissertation revised and published as The Peace of Augsburg and the Meckhart Confession: Moderate Religion in an Age of Militancy (London/New York: Routledge, 2019).

Elizabeth M. Ellis-Marino (2015)
"Politics, Nobility, and Religion in an Ecclesiastical State: Baronial Families in Paderborn 1568-1661."

Paul A. Buehler (2015)
"So That The Common Man May See What Kind of Tree Bears Such Harmful Fruit: Defamation, Dissent, and Censorship in the Holy Roman Empire, ca. 1555-1648."

Amy M. Newhouse (2015)
"Outside the Walls: Civic Belonging and Contagious Disease in Sixteenth-Century Nuremberg."

Sean E. Clark (2013)
"Protestants in Palestine: Reformation of Holy Land Pilgrimage in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries."

Thomas A. Donlan (2011)
"The Reform of Zeal: François de Sales and Militant Catholicism during the French Wars of Religion."
Dissertation revised and published as The Reform of Zeal: François de Sales and Militant Catholicism, (St Andrews: Centre for French History and Culture of the University of St Andrews, 2018).

Julie H. Kim (2010)
"Winning the Catholic Reformation Through the Conversion of Female Protestants: The Education of Les Nouvelles Catholiques in Seventeenth-Century France."

Brandon Hartley (2007)
"War and Tolerance: Catholic Polemic in Lyon During the French Religious Wars."

James J. Blakeley (2006)
"Negotiating the 'Reformation from Without': Popular Responses to Religious Change in the Pays de Vaud."

Victoria Christman (2005)
"Drama, Death, and Dissent: Inquisition in the Early Modern Low Countries."
Dissertation revised and published as Pragmatic Toleration: The Politics of Religious Heterodoxy in Early Reformation Antwerp, 1515-1555 (Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2015).

Joshua L. Rosenthal (2005)
"The Sword That Divides and Bonds That Tie: Faith and Family in the French Wars of Religion"

Robert J. Christman (2004)
"Heretics in Luther's Homeland: The Controversy over Original Sin in Late Sixteenth-Century Mansfeld."
Dissertation revised and published as Doctrinal Controversy and Lay Religiosity in Late Reformation Germany: The Case of Mansfeld (Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Joel Van Amberg (2004)
"A Real Presence: Religious and Social Dynamics of the Eucharistic Controversies in Early Modern Augsburg, 1520-1530"
Dissertation revised and published A Real Presence: Religious and Social Dynamics of the Eucharistic Conflicts in Early Modern Augsburg, 1520-1530 (Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Michael W. Bruening (2002)
"Bern, Geneva, or Rome? The Struggle for Religious Conformity and Confessional Unity in Early Reformation Switzerland"
Revised edition published as Calvinism's First Battleground: Conflict and Reform in the Pays de Vaud, 1528-1559, Studies in Early Modern Religious Reforms 4 (Dordrecht: Springer, 2006).

Jonathan A. Reid (2001)
"King's Sister—Queen of Dissent: Marguerite of Navarre, 1492-1549, and her Evangelical Network." 
Published under the same title, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions 139 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 2009).

John Frymire (2001)
"Pestilence and Reformation: Catholic Preaching and a Recurring Crisis in Sixteenth-Century Germany." 
Published as The Primacy of the Postils: Catholics, Protestants, and the Dissemination of Ideas in Early Modern Germany, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions 147 (Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, 2009).

Peter A. Dykema (1998)
"Conflicting Expectations: Parish Priests in Late Medieval Germany."

Scott M. Manetsch (1997)
"Between Geneva and Paris: Theodore de Beza and the Pacification of the Reformed Movement in France."
Published as Theodore Beza and the Quest for Peace in France, 1572-1598, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions 79 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 2000).

Michael D. Milway (1997)
"The Burden and the Beast: An Oracle of Apocalyptic Reform in Early Sixteenth-Century Salzburg."

J. Jeffery Tyler (1995)
"Banishing the Bishops: The 'Episcopus Exclusus' in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany."
Published as Lord of the Sacred City: The 'Episcopus Exclusus' in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 72 (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1999).

Robert J. Bast (1993)
"Honor Your Fathers: The Emergence of a Patriarchal Ideology in Early Modern Germany."
Revised edition published as Honor Your Fathers: Catechisms and the Emergence of a Patriarchal Ideology in Germany, 1400-1600, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 63 (Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill, 1997).

Curtis V. Bostick (1993)
"The Antichrist and the Lollards: Apocalypticism in Late Medieval and Reformation England,"
Published under the same title, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 70 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 1998).

Andrew C. Gow (1993)
"The Red Jews: Apocalypticism and Anti-Semitism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany."
Revised edition published as The Red Jews: Anti-Semitism in an Apocalyptic Age, 1200-1600, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 55 (Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill, 1995).

Sigrun Haude (1993)
"The Rule of Fear: The Impact of Anabaptist 'Terror,' 1534-1535."
Revised edition published as In the Shadow of Savage Wolves: Anabaptist Muenster and the German Reformation during the 1530s, Studies in Central European Histories (Boston: Humanities Press, 2000).

Eric L. Saak (1993)
"Religio Augustini: Jordan of Quedlinburg and the Augustinian Tradition in Late Medieval Germany."
Revised edition published as High Way to Heaven: The Augustinian Platform Between Reform and Reformation, 1292-1524 , Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 89 (Boston: E.J. Brill, 2002).