Mondays 10:10 AM–12:05 PM or on Zoom by appointment at bit.ly/WiebenOH
University of Northern Colorado
Department of History
Campus Box 116
Greeley, CO 80639
- B.A., Medieval Studies, University of California, Davis
- M.A., History, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Ph.D., History, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Associate Professor, History, UNC (2017-present)
- Assistant Professor, History, UNC (2012–2017)
- Visiting Lecturer, History, UNC (2010–2012)
Research/Areas of Interest
Medieval and Renaissance European and Mediterranean history; medieval social and legal
history; history of gender and sexuality; history of magic and witchcraft.
Wieben, C. “Stricken by Terror: Seeing and Knowing in Late Medieval Criminal Case
Records.” Quidditas 40 (2019): 251-266.
Wieben, C. “Virtù: Marriage, Gender, and Competing Masculinities in Fourteenth-Century
Lucca.” In Ann Marie Rasmussen (Ed.), Rivalrous Masculinities: New Directions in Medieval Gender Studies, 168–192. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2019.
Wieben, C. “Foster-Mother of Vipers: Episcopal Conflict and the Cult of Verdiana da
Castelfiorentino.” In Daniel Bornstein, Laura Gaffuri, and Brian J. Maxson (Ed.),
Languages of Power in Italy (1300-1600), 143–160. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017.
Wieben, C. “The Charms of Women and Priests: Sex, Magic, Gender and Public Order in
Late Medieval Italy.” Gender & History 29, no. 1 (2017): 141–157.
Wieben, C. “Unwilling Grooms in Fourteenth-century Lucca.” Journal of Family History 40, no. 3 (2015): 263-276.
Wieben, C. “'As Men Do with Their Wives’: Domestic Violence in Fourteenth-Century
Lucca.” California Italian Studies 1, no. 2 (2010): 1-13.
Honors and Awards
- 2020, Short-Term Research Fellowship, Renaissance Society of America
- 2020, Provost Award for Travel, University of Northern Colorado
- 2014, First Year Scholars Faculty Recognition Award (for outstanding instruction and
mentorship), University of Northern Colorado
- 2013, Research, Dissemination, and Faculty Development Grant, UNC Provost’s Fund
- 2012, New Faculty Fellows Program (preliminary awardee, withdrawn due to tenure-track
offer), American Council of Learned Societies
- 2008, Graduate Student Paper Prize for “‘As Men Do with Their Wives’: Domestic Violence
in Fourteenth-Century Lucca,” California Interdisciplinary Consortium on Italian Studies
- 2007, History Regent’s Dissertation Fellowship, stipend, tuition and fee support,
University of California, Santa Barbara
- 2007, Helen Maud Cam Dissertation Grant, Medieval Academy of America
- 2005-2006, Fulbright Predoctoral Research Fellowship (Italy), Institute of International
- 2005, Esme Frost Award (for outstanding achievement in the study of pre-modern history),
University of California, Santa Barbara History Regents
- 2002, William H. Ellison Prize (for outstanding research paper in history) for “Dare
beccare alle serpi: The Political Life of Verdiana da Castelfiorentino,” University
of California, Santa Barbara History Regents