Christopher Corley, Professor | Interim Dean of Library & Learning
Chris Corley teaches first-year courses on preindustrial European history (from Classical Greece to the Reformation), and advanced courses on early modern (c. 1300-1800) social and cultural history. His specific research interests include the history of women, gender, the family, and young people in early modern Dijon, France.
- Ph.D., Purdue University, 2001
Fields of Study
- Premodern European History to 1800
- Medieval and Early Modern European Social and Cultural
- Women's History
- History 180/W: European History to 1648
- History 250: Riot and Revolution in History
- History 401/501: Classical World of Greece and Rome
- History 403/503: The Middle Ages
- History 406/506: Renaissance and Reformation
- History 407/507: Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment
- History 408/508: Women and Gender in European History
- History 410/510: The Witch Hunts in Europe
- History 495: Senior Seminar: Childhood and Youth in Europe
- History 600: Childhood and Youth in Europe
- History 608: Women in Early Modern Europe
- “Errance et abandon: La recirculation des enfants pauvres de Dijon.” Revue d'histoire de l'enfance 'irrégulière' 20 (2018): 201-218.
- “Les conflits provinciaux, l’expansion de l’État et la puissance paternelle dans la Bourgogne moderne.” Annales de Bourgogne 85 (2013): 85-99.
- “From Mentoring to Collaborating: Fostering Undergraduate Research in History.” The History Teacher 46 (2013): 397-414.
- With John Zubizarreta. “The Power and Utility of Reflective Learning Portfolios in Honors.” Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 13, no. 1 (2012): 63-76.
- "On the Threshold: Youth as Arbiters of Urban Space in Early Modern France." Journal of Social History 43 (2009): 139-156
- "Gender, Kin and Guardianship in Early Modern Burgundy." In Family, Gender, and Law in Early Modern France, edited by Suzanne Desan and Jeffrey Merrick, 183-222. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009