Jacob Coen

Jacob Coen

Email

jcoen@nd.edu

Year Matriculated into Ph.D. Program

2015

Areas of Interest

Early and Central Medieval History, Medieval Political Thought

Education

B.A. in History, Providence College

Profile

Jacob's academic pursuits revolve around questions of political thought and legal culture in the Early and Central Middle Ages, primarily in the late and post-Carolingian world. This includes perceptions and practice of power, questions of lordship and tyranny, definitions of nobility and aristocracy, and ideologies of medieval governance. His secondary interests include diplomacy and vernacular literature, in particular with regard to what they reveal about power relationships and political ideals.

Recent Scholarly Activity

  • Paper at the Midwest Medieval History Conference in October 2016