Nicole Lynn McLean
nmclean@umd.edu

Nicole McLean is a PhD candidate specializing in Medieval European history, especially the Later Middle Ages.  Her primary research focuses on aspects of women and power in northern Italy from ca. 1300-1500, but also throughout the Middle Ages.  Other research interests include social history, the Mediterranean World, history of emotions, women and letters, and Medieval Islam. She is currently researching her dissertation prospectus which focuses on the letters of both elite lay women in Italy and England as an "emotional community."

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