Alison Weber

WSRP Research Associate 1998-1999

Research project

The Fortunes of Ecstasy: Teresa of Avila and the Discalced Carmelite Reform

A study of how Theresa of Avila attempted to institutionalize a spiritual magisterium for women within the Discalced Carmelite Reform, and how her ideas were perceived and transmitted by her followers.

Course

HDS 2238: Gender and Sanctity: The Example of Teresa of Avila (Fall 1998)