Kevin Madigan, PhD

Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Harvard Divinity School
Kevin Madigan is a professor of the history of Christianity and a historian of medieval Christian religious practice and thought at Harvard Divinity School (HDS), where he has been since 2000. He specializes in ancient and medieval Christianity and German and Italian fascism. He has published six books, most recently Medieval Christianity (Yale University Press, 2015). He has a forthcoming book on Christianity and fascism in Mussolini's Italy (Yale University Press, 2020). Many of his Extension School students have gone on to further work, mostly doctoral programs, in history or other disciplines in the humanities. Madigan has won many individual citations from the Extension School and recently won the Petra T. Shattuck Award for Excellence in Teaching.


  • PhD University of Chicago