Debra A. Salata
, Assistant Professor of History
Office: Avery Hall 204
PhD Medieval History, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), 2003
MA Ancient and Medieval History, Northern Illinois University, 1990
BA History, Illinois Benedictine College (now Benedictine University), 1987
Research and Teaching Areas
Research Areas: Medieval France and Spain, Medieval Mediterranean, Medieval Trade, Medieval Law, Paleography
Teaching Areas: Medieval History, Medieval France, the Crusades, History of Rome, Ancient Greece, Egypt and the Ancient Near East, World History
Co-authored with Kathryn L. Reyerson. Medieval Notaries and Their Acts. The 1327-1328 Register of Jean Holanie. TEAMS, Documents of Practice Series. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2004.
“Commercial Relations between Montpellier and Catalonia in the Fourteenth Century: Evidence from Notarial Acta.” Presented at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 13-16, 2010.
“Mapping Montpellier at the End of the Fourteenth Century: The Milieu of Guillelmus Basquese.” Presented at the 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 7-10, 2009.
“Institutio Heredis – Evidence for the Influences of Customary and Roman Law in Late Medieval Montpellier.” Presented at the 2006 International Medieval Congress. Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, July 10-12, 2006.
“‘Either a Borrower or a Lender Be’ – Merchant Credit Transactions in Medieval Montpellier.” Presented at the 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 4-7, 2006.