Title: British History Educator, Consultant
Company: Ohio State University
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Barbara A. Hanawalt, Ph.D., British History Educator and Consultant at Ohio State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in history.
Focusing on English medieval social history, Dr. Hanawalt is a widely regarded American historian and bestselling author. Her most recent written works include “Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London,” “Wealth of Wives: Law, Economy and Society in Late Medieval London” and “Of Good and Ill Repute: Gender and Social Control in Medieval England.”
In recognition of her many career achievements, Dr. Hanawalt has been named a fellow of the Newberry Library, Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, Wissenschaftskolleg, National Humanities Center, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, National Endowment for the Humanities and American Council of Learned Societies, among others. She was most recently selected to receive a Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017. Dr. Hanawalt has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Who’s Who in the Midwest and Who’s Who in the World.
Since the inception of her career, Dr. Hanawalt has been noted for her commitment to education. In addition to serving as the president of the Medieval Academy of America and Social Science History Association, she was also recognized as the director of medieval studies at the University of Minnesota for six years and director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Ohio State University for two years. Dr. Hanawalt maintains involvement with numerous industry organizations, including the American Historical Association, British Studies Association, Medieval Academy of America, Social Science History Association and Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Hanawalt holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University, as well as a Master of Arts and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Upon completing formal education, she launched a career in education as an instructor with the San Fernando Valley State College. Since then, Dr. Hanawalt has held a variety of teaching roles with the University of Southern California, University of Oregon, Indiana University and University of Minnesota. She was most recently recognized as a King George III Professor of British History with Ohio State University from 1999 to 2009.
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