Erica Bastress-Dukehart is an associate professor of history. She received her BS
in History from the University of Oregon and her Ph.D. from the University of California,
Berkeley. She is the author of The Zimmern Chronicle: Nobility, Memory, and Self-Representation in Sixteenth-Century
Germany, and several articles on early modern German noble family relations.
Professor Bastress-Dukehart has taught at Skidmore College since 2002. Along with her introductory courses to medieval and early modern Europe, she teaches courses on Science and Nature in the Renaissance, The Art of Medieval Warfare, Perceptions of Women in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, and Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Europe.