Katherine Godwin

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Contact Information

309 Gregory Hall
M/C 466
Urbana, IL 61801

Research Interests

Early Modern Europe
Medieval Europe
Cultural and Intellectual History
Legal History

Research Description

My dissertation examines legal culture and daily life in 16th century Rouen and Paris, focusing, in particular, on civil litigation.


M.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
B.A. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Gilbert Chinard Fellowship (Institut Français d’Amérique), 2014
Intersect Fellowship: Cultures of Law in Global Context (Univ. of Illinois), 2014
Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant (Univ. of Illinois), 2013
Wolf Travel Fellowship (French Historical Studies), 2013
Newberry Library Grant (Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography), 2012
Millstone Fellowship (Western Society for French History), 2012
Calvin College Grant (Meeter Center Seminar in Genevan Paleography), 2010
Center for European Studies Fellowship (Univ. of Michigan), 2007
Honors College Research Grant (Univ. of Michigan), 2007
J. A. Knight Scholarship (Univ. of Michigan History Department), 2007

Awards and Honors

Arthur Fondiler Award for best history thesis (Univ. of Michigan), 2008
Romance Languages and Literatures Book Award (Univ. of Michigan), 2008

Additional Campus Affiliations

Graduate Student - Medieval Studies