Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt

Vice President, Teaching

Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt is the founding dean of the Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Honors College and Mandel Professor in Humanities at Cleveland State University.

Her research focuses on the intersection of gender and religion in late medieval and early modern Spain and she has published extensively on the subject of female monasticism. She has also published studies of gender and sexuality during the reign of Isabel of Castile (1451–1504) and the social and cultural construction of standards of masculinity in 17th-century Spain. She blogs about issues in higher ed teaching and administration at talesoutofschoolblog.wordpress.com.