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Melinda Zook

Melinda S. Zook

Professor of History, Director of Honors Program; Director of Religious Studies

Ph.D. Georgetown University, 1993

Office Hours: Spring 2014: W 10:30 - 11:30 & by appointment
Office: UNIV 327
Office Phone: (765) 494-4134
Office Fax: (765) 496-1755


European; History of Tudor and Stuart England and women in the early modern era


Hist 512 England Under the Stuarts

Melinda S. Zook received her Ph.D. from Georgetown University in 1993. She is a specialist in the history of Tudor and Stuart England, political thought, religion and women in the early modern Europe. Professor Zook teaches courses on the English history, medieval world, the history of women, film and Shakespeare. She has published articles on radical politics, martyrdom, women and religion, and queenship. Her book, Radical Whigs and Conspiratorial Politics in late Stuart England was published by Penn State press in 1999 and in paperback in 2009. In 2013, she published Protestantism, Politics and Women in Britain, 1660-1714 with Palgrave.  She is the co-editor of Revolutionary Currents: Nation Building in the Transatlantic World (2004) and Challenging Orthodoxies: The Social and Cultural World of Early Modern Women (2014).

List of Publications

Book:  Protestantism, Politics, and Women in Britain 1660-1714  Radical Whigs and Conspiratorial Politics in Late Stuart England  Revolutionary Currents