Sarah-Grace Heller

Sarah-Grace Heller

Sarah-Grace Heller

Associate Professor of French

230 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road S
Columbus, OH

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Office Hours

Spring 2020: Thursdays 1:30-4:00 pm

Areas of Expertise

  • Medieval French literature, language & culture
  • Medieval Occitan literature, language & culture
  • Fashion theory and material culture


  • PhD University of Minnesota 2000
  • BA Grinnell College 1993

Sarah-Grace Heller is Associate Professor of French, specializing in Medieval Studies. Her publications include Fashion in Medieval France (Boydell, 2007), A Cultural History of Fashion in a Medieval Age (Berg, 2016), and articles related to sumptuary law, crusade literature, the Roman de la Rose, and the semiotics of culture.  Her current projects include An Illustrated History of Medieval Fashion 500-1350.  She is president of the Société Guilhem IX and active in Occitan studies, and has served as director and associate director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.