Promoted to Associate Professor
Robyn Malo specializes in the vernacular literature of late medieval England, particularly Chaucer, Gower, and Hoccleve; her work also focuses on late medieval religious literature and material culture.
She is the author of Relics and Writing in Late Medieval England (Toronto, 2013); selected essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Studies in the Age of Chaucer, the Chaucer Review, Wycliffite Controversies, Truth and Tales (a festschrift for Richard Firth Green), and the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.
Malo teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Chaucer, late medieval literature, religion, and Middle English language. She has won teaching awards at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and the Department of English awarded her the Overall Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award for 2011-2012. She is also a winner of one of the College of Liberal Arts Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher (2013-14).
Current projects include a book on vernacular penitence in late medieval England, as well as a book on pre-modern studies and the humanities.