Yvonne Seale is a historian of women and the social history of religion in the European Middle Ages. Her current research focuses on the involvement of women with the Premonstratensian religious order in twelfth- and thirteenth-century northern France. Her edition of the thirteenth-century cartulary of Prémontré, co-edited with Heather Wacha, will be published in October 2022 by the University of Toronto Press.
Her scholarship has appeared in journals including Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique, The Once and Future Classroom: Resources for Teaching the Middle Ages, The Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies, and The Public Domain Review.
In 2016, Yvonne joined the faculty of SUNY Geneseo in beautiful upstate New York, where she is an assistant professor of medieval history. She is a Faculty Affiliate in Geneseo’s Center for Digital Learning, which allows her to pursue her interest in digital humanities research and pedagogy. She serves as a Book Reviews Editor for the History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland Network, and is a member of the Executive Board and the Communications and Outreach Chair of the New York State Association of European Historians.
Yvonne received a B.A. in History/Archaeology from Trinity College Dublin and an M.Litt. in Mediaeval History from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. She earned her PhD in history from the University of Iowa.