Lisa Fagin Davis

Adjunct Professor

Lisa Fagin Davis
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Lisa Fagin Davis received her PhD in medieval studies from Yale University in 1993. She has catalogued medieval manuscript collections at Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania, Wellesley College, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Boston Public Library, and several private collections. Her publications include: the Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, Vol. IV (with R. G. Babcock and P. Rusche, Tempe, 2004); The Gottschalk Antiphonary (Cambridge University Press, 2000); numerous articles in the fields of manuscript studies and codicology; and the forthcoming monograph, La Chronique Anonyme Universelle jusques'à la mort de Charles VII (a translation, critical edition and detailed study of a fifteenth-century French world chronicle, to be published by Brepols Publishers in 2012). Davis was a member of the EAMMS working group that established initial standards for electronic cataloguing of pre-1600 manuscript material and is currently serving on the Digital Scriptorium Bibliographic Standards Committee. With Melissa Conway, Davis is co-author of the Directory of Pre-1600 Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, published online by the Bibliographical Society of America. She is currently serving as Acting Executive Director of the Medieval Academy of America.

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