Sara Ann McDougall
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships for Assistant Professors
Field of Study
Medieval Legal and Cultural History
Sara McDougall is investigating the consequences of adultery for kings, queens, and commoners of fifteenth-century France, seeking out the role of gender and social hierarchy in the ideas and practices of adultery in French law, society, and culture. She is also writing about kingship, illegitimacy, and the role of the canon law of marriage in the political ordering of medieval Europe.
Dates at IAS
School of Historical Studies