• Constant Mews
  • fellow
  • Professor Constant Mews FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2005
  • Section: History / Religion

  • Biography:
  • Constant J Mews, Director of the Centre for Religious Studies at Monash University since 1991, is a specialist in medieval intellectual and religious history, with a particular interest in the twelfth century. He is a major authority on the writings and intellectual milieu of Peter Abelard and Heloise, having edited Abelard’s Theologia for the series Corpus Christianorum, and having published a number of books on this topic, including The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard - Perceptions of Dialogue in Twelfth-Century France (1999) and Abelard and Heloise (2005). He has also published extensively on Hildegard of Bingen and religious women in medieval culture.

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