Experts Guide

Name: Valerie Garver
Title: Associate Professor
Department: History
Office Phone: 753-0131
E-mail: vgarver@niu.edu
Expertise: Medieval Studies and History, especially the history of the Carolingian Empire (age of Charlemagne), the history of medieval women, children, and family, material culture studies, particularly the history of textiles. Classes include Medieval Women, Medieval Everyday Life, Europe in the Early Middle Ages, Europe in the Later Middle Ages, Knights and Samurai, Introduction to Medieval Society and Culture, Seminar in Medieval Studies, Western Civilization to 1500, and graduate seminars on Material Culture and Childhood.
Topics: Medieval SocietyHistory
Last Updated: 3/15/2013