Professor Amy Livingstone

Subject: History

Department/institution: Ball State University, Indiana, USA


Research interests:

Amy Livingstone is the Associate Dean of the Honors College and Professor of History at Ball State University in Indiana, USA. She is a scholar of medieval Europe, and her research focuses on the aristocracy of medieval France, particularly women and the family. She is currently working on a biography of Countess Ermengarde of Brittany (c.1070-1147) and will spend her time as a Visiting Fellow delving further into the life of this fascinating countess.

Select publications and awards:


  • Out of Love for My Kin: Aristocratic Family Life in the Lands of the Loire, 1000-1200 AD, 2010, Cornell University Press
  • Co-editor of Medieval Prosopography


  •  In 2017 she received the Medieval Academy of America/Committee on Centers and Regional Associations Teaching Excellence Award