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Faculty: Susan Taylor


Dr. Susan Taylor

Lecturer, History

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara


Susan Taylor is a Lecturer in History at UHV. She has taught in Kansas and Los Angeles, and her research fields include inquisition, heresy, gender, urban studies, and violence in Italy and France in the late middle ages. She is currently studying religious violence in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

Selected Publications:

Representative Publications:

"Cathars, Confraternities and Civic Religion: The Blurry Border between Heresy and Orthodoxy," in Michael Frassetto, ed., Heresy and the Persecuting Society in the Middle Ages (Brill, 2006)

"Orthodox Fears," in Anne Scott and Cynthia Kosso, eds., Fear and Its Representations in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Brepols, 2002)