Tanya Stabler Miller

Tanya StablerAssistant Professor of History

Telephone: 989-4118

PUC Office: CLO 250

Email: stabler@purduecal.edu



Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara (2007)

Selected Publications

The Beguines of Medieval Paris: Gender, Patronage, and Spiritual Authority (Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014)

“‘Love is Beguine’: Labeling Lay Religiosity in Thirteenth-Century Paris,” forthcoming in Labels, Libels, and Lay Religious Women in Northern Medieval Europe, eds. Jennifer Kolpakoff Deane, Hildo von Engen, and Letha Boehringer (Forthcoming, Turnhout: Brepols, 2014).

“Mirror of the Scholarly (Masculine) Soul: Thinking with Beguines in the Colleges of Medieval Paris” in Negotiating Clerical Identities: Priests, Monks, and Masculiity in the Middle Ages (Genders and Sexualities in History) ed. Jennifer Thibodeaux (New York, Palgrave Macmillan, October 2010).

“What’s in a Name? Clerical Representations of Parisian Beguines, 1200-1327,” The Journal of Medieval History, 33:1 (2007): 60-86.


Professor Stabler’s research has been supported by a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame. Her research centers on the intersections between gender and spiritual authority.

Courses taught

World History to 1500

Rome: Republic to Empire

Fall of Rome, Birth of Europe

The Crusades

Gender and Sexuality in the Middle Ages

Love in the Middle Ages

Saints of Sinners? Medieval Sanctity and Heresy (Honors Course)

Research and Writing in History (HIST 29500)

History Senior Capstone (HIST 36900 EXL)

Introduction to Women’s Studies

Additional Information

Tanya Stabler, Curriculum Vitae: