Jacob Melish

Jacob Melish

Associate Professor

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-2902
Ross 3290A
Office Hours
On Sabbatical Leave
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Department of History
Campus Box 116
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Early modern Europe (1500–1800): France, England, women and gender, religion and society.

Publications/Creative Works

“Antisemitism in a City without Jews: Crime, Print and a Used-Clothes Dealer in Early Modern Paris.” Article manuscript accepted in March 2016 for publication in Cultural and Social History.

“The Power of Wives: Managing Money and Men in the Family Businesses of Old Regime Paris.” In Women and Work in Eighteenth-Century France, edited by Daryl Hafter and Nina Kushner, 77-90. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015.

“Women and the Courts in the Control of Violence between Men: Evidence from a Parisian Neighborhood under Louis XIV.” French Historical Studies 33, no. 1 (2010): 1-31.

Download Vita