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 received her ALM from the Harvard Extension School in the history of art and architecture, and earned her doctorate in history at 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 led workshops at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. Currently, she works in administration in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.


  • PhD University of Delaware