My areas of Interest: Popular manifestations of belief; monsters and miracles, gender issues, artistic representations of identity; mysticism and contemplative prayer; early modern material culture.
Professor Catharine Randall, Senior Lecturer in Religion, comes to Dartmouth College from Fordham University, where she was Professor of French and Ethics, and nominated for Distinguished Professor. She has published eight books on early modern religion in Europe and the American colonies. Her most recent book, From a Far Country: Camisards and Huguenots in the Atlantic World, won the yearly Huguenot Society of America Prize for best scholarship. Her forthcoming book, entitled Wise World: Animals and Authority in Early Modern Europe, will be published by the University of Notre Dame Press. Professor Randall is also the author of over 60 articles and chapters in books on religion, literature, and the arts. She holds the Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, and the Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School. Professor Randall's scholarly interests include popular manifestations of belief, monsters and miracles, gender issues, artistic representations of identity, mysticism and contemplative prayer, early modern material culture, French culinary and travel texts, and animal rights.