Michelle Karnes

Department of English

Associate Professor of English

  • Literature and philosophy of the Middle Ages
  • Christianity in the Middle Ages
  • Medieval religious literature
  • Medieval travel literature
  • Medieval romance
  • Medieval marvels and wonders: dragons, evil eye, magical rings, plants/herbs with unusual properties
  • Role of imagination in the Middle Ages 
  • Islam in the Middle Ages
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Julian of Norwich