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Naomi Makowska


Naomi Makowska is a fourth-year PhD candidate whose work examines the life of early modern Italian women and the Inquisition between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Her research interests include gender history, the history of religion, and material culture. She is working under the supervision of Professors Nancy van Deusen and Federica Francesconi (University at Albany, State University of New York). 


Selected Publications


  • Document: "A rabbi compares Christianity and Judaism (1641)." In Global Reformations Sourcebook: Convergence, Conversion, and Conflict in Early Modern Religious Encounters, edited by Nicholas Terpstra, 76-77. London and New York: Routledge, 2021. 

Department of History, Queen's University

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Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.