J. Michael Raley

Associate Professor of History
Department Chair
Classic Hall 113
Hanover College
Hanover, IN 47243-0890
812 866-7205

Email: raleyjm@hanover.edu

B.M., Belmont College, Nashville, Tennessee
M.M., The University of Louisville
M.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
D.M.A., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.
Ph.D., The University of Chicago

Raley joined the faculty at Hanover College in 2013, where he teaches courses in medieval Europe, the Italian Renaissance, Tudor and Stuart England, and the Reformation era, as well as the Modern West. Prior to coming to Hanover College, he taught at Alma College in Michigan, Wake Forest University, Northeastern Illinois University, and the University of Chicago.
Professor Raley's research interests focus on legal, social, gender, and cultural history of medieval and early modern Europe, and especially on the evolution of rights theory, in particular the right to freedom of religion, during the late medieval and early modern eras. His publications include:





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