Rebecca Devlin

Assistant Professor Term


Rebecca A. Devlin earned her Ph.D. in History from the University of Florida and has been at UofL since 2016. Dr. Devlin’s research focuses on the late Roman Empire and early medieval West, and the increasing role bishops and the church played in society in Late Antiquity. Her current book project, Bishops, Community and Authority in Late Roman Society: Northwestern Hispania, ca. 370-470 C.E, employs an interdisciplinary approach, using material, archaeological and written sources to put the clergy in their economic, social and political contexts.   


Recent courses taught: The Roman World, Ancient Greece, Medieval Spain, Digital History, History of Civilizations I, the World of Charlemagne, and the Fall of Rome