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Christine Cooper-Rompato

Christine Cooper-Rompato


Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: RWST 213
IconPhone: (435) 797-3856

Educational Background


  • PhD - University of Connecticut - 2004
  • MA - University of Connecticut - 1996
  • BA - University of Massachusetts - 1992
  • Other - Bowling Green State University - 1994


Dr. Cooper-Rompato recently published a book on xenoglossia (the miraculous ability to speak or understand a foreign language) in late medieval saints' lives, Chaucer, and Kempe. Her current project examines the discussions of arithmetic, geometry, and number theory that are developed in later medieval English religious literature.


Dr. Cooper-Rompato is an Associate Professor of English, with a focus on medieval literature. Her current research project explores the kinds of numeracies that the medieval English laity experienced and acquired through vernacular religious writings.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Cooper-Rompato teaches upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses on medieval literature. She also teaches Shakespeare and Introduction to Literary Studies at the undergraduate level.