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Scott Bevill



Scott Bevill has a PhD in English with a concentration in Medieval Literature.


  • Medieval Literature
  • Anglo-Saxon Literature, Language, and Culture
  • History of the Book
  • Paleography and Manuscript Studies
  • Early Printing
  • Digital Humanitties
  • History of the English Language
  • Medieval and Early Modern Historiography
  • Medievalism


Ph.D., English, University of Tennessee, 2016.

M.A., English, Clemson University, 2009

B.A., English and Secondary Education, Clemson University, 2004


  • “Manuscript Madness at the Medieval Faire: Bringing Materiality into the Public Classroom.” in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, Special Issue: Manuscript Materiality in the Classroom, 2018 (forthcoming)
  • "John Leland." The Encyclopedia of British Medieval Literature. Sian Echard and Robert Rouse, eds. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.
  • "And one of them slayne, but by whom... he Cannot judge": The pirate depositions taken by National Bacon (1576) at the Folger Shakespeare Library, edited by Scott Bevill, Caroline Carpenter, Lauren Griffin, John Kuhn, James Lambert, Nate Probasco, Marten Stromberg. Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library, 2013
  • "Spenser's Arthur and Milton's Alfred: Rethinking Kingship and Identity in Early Modern England." Constructing the Medieval and Early Modern across Disciplines: Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies 2011 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. Karen Christianson, ed. Chicago: Newberry Library, 2011.

Awards, Honors & Grants

  • NEH Summer Seminar, "The Materiality of Medieval Manuscript, University of Iowa, 2015
  • W.M. Keck Foundation Fellowship, Huntington Library, 2013-2014
  • Anne Marie Van Hook Memorial Summer Travel Fellowship, University of Tennessee, 2013-2014
  • Mellon Summer Institute in Vernacular Paleography, Huntington Library, 2012
  • John C Hodges Award for Exceptional Scholarship, University of Tennessee, 2010-2011.

Associations & Organizations

  • MARCO Institute

Contact Information

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