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Jamie Gianoutsos
Jamie A. Gianoutsos Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Director of the Mount Fellows Program
History Department
Knott Academic Center 106
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Ph.D. and M.A., History, The Johns Hopkins University (2014)
M.Phil., Political Thought and Intellectual History, University of Cambridge, England (2008)
M.A., English: Reconceiving the Renaissance, The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland (2007)
B.A., Political Science and Great Texts of the Western Tradition, Baylor University (2006)


Mellon Pre-Dissertation Fellowship ($5,000), Institute of Historical Research, London, Summer 2010

Huntington Library Short-Term Fellowship ($2,500), Pasadena, California, April 2010

Graduate Fellowship for Research in Europe ($6,000), Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Pre-modern Europe, April 2010

Marshall Scholarship, British Parliament, 2006-2008

Phi Beta Kappa, Zeta Chapter, Baylor University


Dr. Jamie Gianoutsos joined the Mount's History Department in Spring 2013, offering courses in the Western Civilization sequence of core curriculum and electives including Tudor and Stuart Britain, The French Revolution, The Public Sphere in Early Modern England, Historical Methods, and The Politics of Gender in European History. Dr. Gianoutsos also serves as the Director of the Mount Fellows Program at Mount St. Mary's University.

Areas of Study

Early Modern Europe, especially Britain; Intellectual and Gender History; Renaissance Literature; Medieval History and Literature; Great Books: Classical to Contemporary


“Criticizing Kings: Gender, Classical History, and Subversive Writing in Seventeenth-Century England.” Forthcoming in Renaissance Quarterly. 

Recent Presentations include

“Marchamont Nedham and the Masculine Republic.” North American Conference on British 
Studies, Washington DC, November 2016. 

“Honor, Valor, and Revolution: The Masculinity of Junius Brutus in Elizabethan and 
Jacobean England.” The Sixteenth Century Conference, Vancouver, October 2015. 

“‘So much power and piety in one’: Oliver Cromwell and the Question of Masculinity.” Mid-Atlantic Conference of British Studies, Baltimore, March 2015. 

“A Funeral for a Hair of Nero's Mistress: George Chapman's Criticism of Monarchy.” Western Conference on British Studies, Calgary, October 2014. 

"John Milton, Divorce, and the Royal Marriage." The Sixteenth Century Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 2013.

"A Chaste Virginia: Tyranny and the Corruption of Law in Jacobean England." Ancients and Moderns: the 81st Anglo-American Conference of Historians, London, United Kingdom, July 2012.

Research Projects and Grants
Book-in-Progress: "Masculine Misgovernance: Gender, Tyranny, and Classical Republicanism in England, 1603-1660." This monograph examines how classical history and gendered conceptions of masculine governance and misgovernance shaped the political culture of seventeenth-century England, the distinctive character of English republican thought, and the cultural and intellectual origins of the English Revolution.

Additional Information

For Dr. Gianoutsos's work as Director of the Office of Competitive Fellowships, see


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