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Jamie A. Gianoutsos, Ph.D.

Jamie Gianoutsos

Assistant Professor/Director of the Fellowship Office

Department of History

Knott Academic Center
Room 106

+1 (301) 447-5798

Jamie Gianoutsos, Ph.D., joined the Mount's history department in Spring 2013, offering courses in the Western Civilization sequence of core curriculum and electives including Tudor and Stuart Britain, The French Revolution, The Public Sphere in Early Modern England, Historical Methods, and The Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe, and Senior Seminar. Gianoutsos also serves as the Director of the Office of Competitive Fellowships at Mount St. Mary's University.

Ph.D. and M.A., History, The Johns Hopkins University (2014)
M.Phil., Political Thought and Intellectual History, University of Cambridge, England (2008)
M.A., English: Reconceiving the Renaissance, The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland (2007)
B.A., Political Science and Great Texts of the Western Tradition, Baylor University (2006)

Honors Program Outstanding Service Award, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Fall 2017.

Mellon Pre-Dissertation Fellowship ($5,000), Institute of Historical Research, London, Summer 2010

Huntington Library Short-Term Fellowship ($2,500), Pasadena, California, April 2010

Graduate Fellowship for Research in Europe ($6,000), Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Pre-modern Europe, April 2010

Marshall Scholarship, British Parliament, 2006-08

Phi Beta Kappa, Zeta Chapter, Baylor University

Early Modern Europe, especially Britain; Intellectual and Gender History; Renaissance Literature; Medieval History and Literature; Great Books: Classical to Contemporary


The Rule of Manhood: Tyranny, Gender, and Classical Republicanism in England, 1603-1660. Studies in Early Modern British History Series, Cambridge University Press, under contract.

Articles and Book Chapters>

“Loyalty to a Nero? Publicising Puritan Persecution in the 1630s.” Loyalty to the Monarchs of Late Medieval and Early Modern Britain, c.1400-1688. Eds. Matthew Ward and Matthew Hefferan. London: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.

“Sapientia and Stultitia in John Colet's Commentary on First Corinthians.” Renaissance & Reformation (forthcoming 2019).

“‘A New Discovery’ of Charles Hoole: Method and Practice in Seventeenth-Century English Education.” History of Education 48.1 (2019): 1-18.

“Criticizing Kings: Gender, Classical History, and Subversive Writing in Seventeenth-Century England.” Renaissance Quarterly 70.4 (Winter 2017): 1366-1396.

Recent Presentations

“Marchamont Nedham and the Masculine Republic.” North American Conference on British Studies, Washington DC, November 2016

“Honor, Valor, and Revolution: The Masculinity of Junius Brutus in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.” The Sixteenth Century Conference, Vancouver, October 2015.

“‘So much power and piety in one’: Oliver Cromwell and the Question of Masculinity.” Mid-Atlantic Conference of British Studies, Baltimore, March 2015.

“A Funeral for a Hair of Nero's Mistress: George Chapman's Criticism of Monarch.” Western Conference on British Studies, Calgary, October 2014.

"John Milton, Divorce, and the Royal Marriage." The Sixteenth Century Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 2013.

"A Chaste Virginia: Tyranny and the Corruption of Law in Jacobean England." Ancients and Moderns: the 81st Anglo-American Conference of Historians, London, United Kingdom, July 2012.

See Gianoutsos's work as Director of the Office of Competitive Fellowships.