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Dr. Ann Brodeur
Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies
University of Mary

Ann Brodeur, PhD, is an assistant professor of history and Catholic studies. She is a social historian of the medieval world, focusing her research on the intersection of religion and culture in medieval communities. She teaches courses on medieval history, medieval pilgrimage, religion, culture, and courses on the history of education. Dr. Brodeur has published papers and book chapters on history, anthropology, law, economics, and education. Her most recent work focuses on mechanisms of solidarity in local communities and on new approaches to the person in disability history.

In addition to her teaching and research, Dr. Brodeur serves as an advisor and board member to various educational and non-profit initiatives that support the development of the dignity of work, the home, women, and children. She has served on academic advisory committees for schools and dioceses and as an advisor to NGOs on United Nations policy. She currently serves at the University of Mary as the Catholic Studies Student Leaders formation program director and as the University's faculty representative to the NCAA.

Published Pieces

Jules Breton

Acquiring a 'Habit of Being'

In the first chapter of "Letters to a Young Catholic," George Weigel explores what it means to grow up Catholic, growing into a common way of life with shared customs and a shared symbolic world.

Dr. Ann Brodeur
Feb 18, 2021