Julie Mell is Associate Professor of History at North Carolina State University. She teaches classes in medieval history and Jewish history. Her research focuses on the Jewish communities in medieval Europe. Her forthcoming book The Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender (Palgrave, 2016) challenges commonplace narratives about Jews and their moneylending function in the commercialization of Europe. She has published articles in Jewish History, Jewish Historical Studies, and the Wiener Jahrbuch für Jüdische Geschichte Kultur und Museumswesen, and received fellowships from the Yad HaNadiv, the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, and the American Association of University Women.
Julie Mell on MRB
Being Frum in Medieval Ashkenaz. On Elisheva Baumgarten’s Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz.