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Lisa Wolverton

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My current projects include a study of Czech involvement in the Investiture Contest, essays on Central Europe in the Ottonian era, and, with Jonathan Lyon (University of Chicago), a website dedicated to Slavs and German along the medieval Elbe. 


Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute, 1997

B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, 1986

Awards and Fellowships

Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows, Harvard University, 1996-99

Fulbright Fellow to Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic, 1992-93


Cosmas of Prague:  Narrative, Classicism, Politics (CUA Press, 2015)

Cosmas of Prague, The Chronicle of the Czechs, trans. and intro. (CUA Press, 2009)

Hastening Toward Prague:  Power and Society in the Medieval Czech Lands (Penn, 2001)


Christianity and Culture in the Middle Ages:  Essays to Honor John Van Engen, ed. with David C. Mengel (UND Press, 2014)

Reinventing Knowledge:  From Alexandria to the Internet, by Ian F. McNeely with Lisa Wolverton (W.W. Norton, 2008)