Melinda S. Zook
Professor of History
Kenneth T. Kofmehl Undergraduate Teaching Award
Melinda S. Zook received her PhD at Georgetown University. A specialist in early modern British history, Melinda is the author of Radical Whigs and Conspiratorial Politics in Late Stuart England (University of Penn State, 1999; paperback, 2009) and Protestantism, Politics and Women in Britain, 1660–1714 (Palgrave, 2013), which won the best book award on gender for 2013 by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women. She also co-edited Revolutionary Currents: Nation Building in the Transatlantic World (Rowman & Littlefield, 2004) and Challenging Orthodoxies: The Social and Cultural Worlds of Early Modern Women (Ashgate, 2014) with Sigrun Haude. Melinda is currently completing a book manuscript on the men who tried and executed Charles I, titled The King’s Judges: Regicide and Retribution in Restoration England.