Alumni (Fellow)

Chris Halsted

Paul B. Barringer Family Jefferson Fellow
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A. Oberlin College (2014)
M.A. University of Virginia (2020)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Chris is currently completing his dissertation on early medieval Slavic political organization. His first article, “Imperial Narratives, Complex Geographies” was recently published in Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He is also working on a project on intersecting ideas of gender and alterity in the early Middle Ages. An article deriving from this study is forthcoming in Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft; he was also awarded Best Student Paper of the March 2020 Medieval Academy of America meeting for a paper on this subject.

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