Professor Karl Shoemaker wins First Book Award

Karl Shoemaker HeadshotKarl Shoemaker, winner of the 2014 John Nicholas Brown Prize of the Medieval Academy, awarded for a distinguished first book in the field of medieval studies. The award is for Shoemaker’s book Sanctuary and Crime in the Middle Ages, 400-1500 (Fordham Univ. Press, 2011). Karl accepted his prize at the Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy at Notre Dame on Friday, March 13th.