Steven Watts, PhD

Steven Watts, PhD Dean of the Chapel
Assistant Professor of History

Ph: 506-858-8970 Ext. 270
Email: Steve.Watts@crandallu.ca


BA, Simon Fraser University
MCS, Regent College
MLitt, University of St. Andrews
PhD, University of St. Andrews

Honours & Scholarships

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies)

Holbeck Charitable Trust Scholarship (St Andrews)

Saltire Scholarship (St Andrews)

Courses Taught

  • The Rise of Early Christianity in the Roman World
  • The Medieval World of Francis of Assisi

Select Publications & Presentations

‘Master Jordan of Saxony and Early Dominican Preaching in England (1229-30),’ in A Companion to the English Dominican Province, eds. E. J. Giraud and J. C. Linde (Brill, 2021).

God Above All (Zondervan, 2020).

‘Dominic of Caleruega (d. 1221), Jordan of Saxony (d. 1237): The Formation of Dominican identity,’ in Sources of the Christian Self: A Cultural History of Christian Identity, eds. J. Houston and J. Zimmerman (Eerdmans, 2018).

‘Diabolical Doubt: The Peculiar Account of Brother Bernard’s Demonic Possession in Jordan of Saxony’s Libellus,‘ in The Church and Doubt, eds. F. Andrews, C. Methuen, and A. Spicer, Studies in Church History 52 (Cambridge, 2016).

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