Professor Sean Field received his A.B. from the University of Michigan in 1992 and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1997 and 2002. In 2003 he joined the UVM faculty, where he teaches medieval European history and specializes in thirteenth and fourteenth-century topics around heresy and sanctity.  Most recently he has co-edited (with Michael D. Bailey) Late Medieval Heresy:  New Perspectives.  Essays in Honor of Robert E. Lerner  (York:  York Medieval Press, 2018).  The author or editor of eight previous books, he is a University Scholar in 2018-2019.


Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Medieval Europe


  • Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2002


Office Location:

213 Wheeler House

Office Hours:

Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:30 pm