Professor Sean L. Field is a Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, a Correspondant étranger de l’Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, and the author, editor, or translator of fourteen books, including A Female Apostle in Medieval Italy:  The Life of Clare of Rimini  (Penn, 2022), The Deeds of Philip Augustus:  An English Translation of Rigord’s Gesta Philippi Augusti  (Cornell, 2022), and Courting Sanctity:  Holy Women and the Capetians (Cornell, 2019). He has been a Fulbright Fellow, a UVM University Scholar, and is particularly proud to have received the CARA Excellence in Teaching Award from the Medieval Academy of America. 

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Medieval Europe


  • Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2002


Office Location:

Wheeler House, Room 213

Office Hours:

Fall 2022: Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm and by appointment