Elise Madeleine Ciregna, PhD

Program Administrator, Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University
Dr. Elise Ciregna is a historian specializing in social, visual, and material culture. She has an ALM from the Harvard Extension School in the history of art and architecture, and a doctorate in history from the University of Delaware. Ciregna has worked as a historic cemetery curator and director; has been editor of a scholarly journal on gravestones and cemeteries; has taught courses at the University of Delaware, the Wentworth Institute, and Harvard Extension School; has lectured at Brown University; and has led workshops at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. Currently, she is an administrator in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.


  • PhD University of Delaware