Allyson M. Poska

Allyson M. Poska is professor of history at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the author of four books, including Gendered Crossings: Women and Migration in the Spanish Empire (University of New Mexico Press, 2016), winner of the 2017 best book prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women; and Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia (University of Oxford Press, 2005), winner of the 2006 Roland H. Bainton Prize. Poska is coeditor of Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal (with Bernadette Andrea and Julie Campbell). Her work has been funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (2000 and 2019), the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (2018), the American Council of Learned Societies (2007 and 2018), and the American Philosophical Society (2018).

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