Sigrun Haude

Sigrun Haude , PhD


Walter C. Langsam Professor of European History

Professional Summary

Professor Haude’s research specialty is the early modern period in European history, especially the era of the Reformation from its roots in the later Middle Ages to its fierce ending in the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). She has written on the Radical Reformation, the role of Gender among Anabaptists and Spiritualists, and on society & the Thirty Years' War. Her most recent publication, Coping with Life during the Thirty Years' War (Leiden: Brill, 2021), explores how seventeenth-century contemporaries survived this long war with its many detrimental repercussions. 


PhD.: University of Arizona 1993


Early Modern Europe, History of Christianity

Courses Taught

European Civilization 1000-Present

The Reformation I and II

The History of Christianity I and II

Literature of Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700 (Historiography course)

Heresy and Deviance in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Senior Seminar)

Introduction to Historical Thinking