Alessia Berardi

Assistant Professor

Department of History

Contact Information:

Alessia Berardi, M.A., Ph.D.
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630

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B.A., M.A., Classics, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano
Ph.D., Medieval Studies, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto

Classes Taught

  • History of Western Civilization I
  • History of Western Civilization II
  • Medieval Saints, Relics, and Hagiography
  • Senior Thesis Seminar
  • History of Ancient Greece


Reading short stories and history fiction, baking, gardening, and going for walks

areas of expertise

History of medieval education, Twelfth-century cathedral schools, Latin Palaeography, Manuscript Studies, Carolingian Renaissance, Biblical Exegesis, Medieval Latin


Selected Scholarship

“Glose Super Glossas Ysaie, a New Work by Peter Comestor?” Scriptorium 74, n. 2 (2020): 159-209.

“Stephen Langton, Educator of Preachers.” Paper presented at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 11th-13th, 2023)

“Stephen Langton’s Lectures on Isaiah.” Paper presented at the 3rd Toronto-Washington Colloquium for the Study of the Bible and Theology in the Middle Ages, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (21-22 May 2018).

“Irish Provenance or Carolingian Origin? The case-study of the anonymous commentary on the Song of Songs of Orléans-Wolfenbüttel.” Paper presented at Medialatinitas, International Medieval Latin Congress,University of Vienna (17-22 September 2017).

Theologia as a Work in Progress: Three Twelfth-Century Notulae on the Gospel of Mark.” Paper presented at the annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, University of Toronto (6-8 April 2017).