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Dr Gillian Jack

Profile summary

  • Visiting Informal Academic
  • Honorary Associate
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • School of Hist, Rel St, Soc, SP&C
  • History
  • g.l.jack

Professional biography

Gillian wrote her PhD thesis (University of St Andrews, 2017) on civic authorities' involvement with a monastery for repentant prostitutes in Florence between the fourteenth and early seventeenth centuries. She has taught early modern history, and historiography at the University of St Andrews. She joined the Open University as an Associate Lecturer in 2017 and currently teaches on AA100 The Arts Past and Present and A326 Empires 1492-1975.

Research interests

Gillian's main research interests are late medieval and early modern prostitution, women religious, and poor relief in Catholic Europe. 

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