Susannah Crowder

Susannah Crowder

Assistant Professor
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Ph.D., Department of History, The Graduate Center, CUNY

B.A., Department of Humanities, Yale University


Susannah Crowder is Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at John Jay College, CUNY, where she has teaching specialties in gender and the history of childhood.  She earned her doctorate in History at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she was a Robert E. Gilleece fellow, and her B.A. from Yale University.  She also held the Birgit Baldwin Fellowship in French Medieval History, awarded by the Medieval Academy of America, to perform archival research on performance culture in medieval Metz.  Professor Crowder has published articles on the construction of gendered identity through marriage ceremony, gender and the expression of authority, and civic practice and social status.  A book chapter on performance and the activation of sacred space is forthcoming.  She is currently working on a monograph, entitled Performing Women:  Gender, Self, and Representation in Late Medieval Metz, which explores the intersection of female performance, patronage, devotion, and identity.