Adam Hoose | Troy University

Adam Hoose

Adam L. Hoose


TROY University
Troy,  Alabama 36082
Patterson Hall 218
Telephone: 1-334-670-3513


B.A. Roberts Wesleyan College 
M.A. Saint Louis University 
Ph.D. Saint Louis University

Teaching Interests: 

The Middle Ages, Religious History, Heresy and Inquisition, Witchcraft and Magic, Early Modern Europe, Pre-Modern World History, Gender History and Women

Research Interests:

Medieval Europe, Medieval Heresy and Inquisition, Gender in Medieval Europe,  the History of Christianity, Religious History


Adam Hoose is a lecturer in the History and Philosophy Department at TROY University.  He previously taught at the University of the Southern Mississippi, and held a Mellow Fellowship at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. He has published articles in The Catholic Historical Review , The Journal of Religious History, and Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, and has presented numerous papers at the International Congress of Medieval Studies and other conferences.  More broadly, he is interested in medieval heresy, the Inquisition, the history of Christianity, pre-modern history. and gender history.

Courses Taught at TROY:

Western Civilization I 
Western Civilization II
World History to 1500
World History from 1500
Late Antiquity
The Crusades
Medieval Europe 
Renaissance and Reformation
Age of Absolutism
England to 1688
Europe in the Age of Enlightenment
French Revolution and Napoleon
Nineteenth Century Europe, 1815-1914
Europe in the World Wars, 1914-1945
Europe since World War II
Historiography of the Renaissance and Reformation (Graduate)
Historiography of the Crusades (Graduate)
Seminar in Renaissance and Reformation Europe (Graduate)
Seminar in Medieval History (Graduate)


 “The Sabatati: The Significance of Early Waldensian Shoes, ca. 1184-1260,” Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies (April 2016): 356-373.

“Durán of Huesca (c. 1160-1230): A Waldensian Seeking a Remedy to Heresy,” Journal of Religious History 38.2 (June 2014): 173-189.

“Francis of Assisi’s Way of Peace? His Conversion and Mission to Egypt,” Catholic Historical Review 9.6 (July 2010): 435-455.

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