Degrees

2009, BA English (magna cum laude with research distinction in English), The Ohio State University

2013, MA English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jerrod Rosenbaum’s interests include the English Bible, Christian Semitism, the Protestant Reformation, and the legacy of the Crusades. He writes on More, Spenser, Ariosto, and Tasso. His dissertation involves European interaction with the Near East in the sixteenth century, especially concerning Latin Christendom’s utilization of Semitic languages, literature, and religion for polemical purposes during the Protestant Reformation.


Publications:

“Spenser’s Merlin Rehabilitated,” Spenser Studies: A Renaissance Poetry Annual 29 (2014), 149-178.

Awards

Julius S. Hanner Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2010-2011).

Bruce Lea, Jr. Graduate Travel Grant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of English and Comparative Literature (November, 2014).

Richardson Dissertation Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of English and Comparative Literature (Fall, 2017).

Howell-Voitle Award for outstanding work on a dissertation in the Early Modern Period (2016- 2017).


Curriculum Vitae / Resume