Carroll College, Helena Montana

Education/Scholarly Activities

Education and Scholarly Pursuits


  • Ph.D - University of Nevada, Reno, Renaissance/Early Modern History, May 2007
  • MA - University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Area Studies Near and Middle East, December 1987
  • BA - University of the Pacific, International Studies, May 1986

Most Recent Teaching Experience

  • 2012-Associate Professor, Department of History, Carroll College

Selected Publications

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M., A Rich and Tantalizing Brew (under contract, University of Arkansas Press)

    Fregulia, Jeanette M.  “A Story Worth Telling: Women and Business in Early Modern Milan.”  Early Modern Women, an  Interdisciplinary Journal vol. 10.1 (forthcoming 2015).

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M. Book Review. Bartolomeo Marchionni “Homem de grossa fazend” (ca. 1450–1530): Un mercante fiorentino a Lisbona e l’Impero portoghese. Francesco Guidi Bruscoli. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2014.  For Renaissance Quarterly, Vol. 68, No. 3 (Fall 2015), pp. 1063-1065

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M.  Book Review, Reorienting the East, Jewish Travelers in the Medieval Muslim World. Martin Jacobs, Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.  For Appositions:  Studies in Renaissance/Early Modern Literature and Culture (Fall 2015)

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M. "Beyond the Arab Spring."  Carroll Magazine (Spring 2013).

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M. Book Review, Muslim Women Reformers:  Inspiring Voices Against Oppression.  Ida Lichter.  Amherst, New York:  Prometheus Books, 2009.  For, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Book Notes (April 2012)

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M. and Samuel Stanton, “Ethnic and Religious Dimensions of the Israeli-Palestinian Struggle”. Drawing a Line in the Sea: The Gaza Flotilla Incident and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.  Edited by Thomas E. Copeland with Alethia H. Cook and Lisa M. McCartan.  Lanham, Maryland:  Lexington Books (2011)

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M. “Hortensia”.  Encyclopedia of the History of Feminist Thought.  Tiffany K. Wayne, ed.  Santa Barbara, California:  ABC-CLIO (2011)

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M. “Radegund”.  Encyclopedia of the History of Feminist Thought.  Tiffany K. Wayne, ed.  Santa Barbara, California:  ABC-CLIO (2011)

  • Fregulia, Jeanette M. Widows, Legal Rights, and the Mercantile Economy of Early Modern Milan. Early Modern Women, an Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 3 (2008)


Selected Conference Presentations

  • "Redefining Urban Commercial Space in Late Renaissance Milan: the Unique Place of Women, Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, March 2011
  • "Between Principle and Practice:  Women and Law in Late Renaissance Milan", Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Venice, Italy, April 2010

  • "Mercantile Women and Neighborhood in Catholic Reformation Milan", Renaissance Society of America Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2009

Professional Activities

  • Review Editor, H-Italy, Medieval and Renaissance Italian Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Summer 2010,  Academic Fellowship "Defending Democracy, Defeating Terrorism", Foundation for Defense of Democracies,  Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Summer 2009, Jerry Berberet Summer Research and Writing Grant, Carroll College
  • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, Faculty Development Grant, Carroll College
  • 2006-2007, Dissertation Fellowship, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 2005-2006, Non-Doctoral Research Grant, Renaissance Society of America
  • Summer 2005, Mellon Summer Institute for Italian Paleography, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL