Yvonne Seale

Yvonne Seale

Yvonne Seale is a PhD Candidate at the University of Iowa in the field of medieval history who is broadly interested in women’s and gender history and in the social history of religion. Her dissertation research focuses on female Premonstratensians in 12th/13th century northern France. In this oral history, Yvonne Seale discusses how she developed her love of reading and history while reading her grandfather’s National Geographic magazines. Seale shares her path to studying medieval history and becoming a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of Iowa.