Kisha Tracy

Kisha Tracy

Dr. Kisha G. Tracy is an Associate Professor of English Studies specializing in early British and world literatures at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts.

She received her Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from the University of Connecticut in 2010.

In addition to several articles, her first book was published by Palgrave in 2017 and is entitled Memory and Confession in Middle English Literature. Prior to that, she had an article “Julian of Norwich and the Sin of Forgetting.” in the Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures and contributed the entry on “Memory, Recollection, and Forgetting in the Middle Ages.” in Medieval Culture: A Compendium of Critical Topics. Most recently, she published an essay in a recent collection, The State of Museums: Voices from the Field, entitled “Trauma and New England Museums." Her current book project is The Middle Ages and the Modern Curriculum: Accessing the Medieval Past, under contract with ARC Humanities Press. Tracy is the founder and facilitator of Cultural Heritage through Image, including its current main exhibition, “Disability Heritage: From the Medieval to the Local.”

She is also the administrator for the Facebook group for the Society for the Study of Disability in the Middle Ages, the editor for the Medieval Disability Glossary, and the co-founder of the scholarly organization The Lone Medievalist.

Her other main research interests include medieval disability, particularly mental health, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

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Twitter: @kosho22