Professor Jennifer McNabb, Ph.D.

Professor Jennifer McNabb
  • Western Illinois University
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
We’re Renaissance people. We’ve updated some aspects of the Renaissance past and infused it with our own contemporary concerns. And, such activities are in keeping with the Renaissance as well.

Dr. Jennifer McNabb is a professor of history and the chair of the Department of History at Western Illinois University. She received her PhD in History from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2003. Since joining Western Illinois University in 2005, Professor McNabb has received the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching and for Service. She also served as the associate director of the University of Illinois Centennial Honors College.

Professor McNabb has spoken and published widely on social relationships in early modern Europe, especially courtship and marriage. In addition to articles in journals such as the Journal of Women’s History and Quidditas, she has authored material for several textbooks on Western civilization and European history. Professor McNabb has served as president of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association and is the former chair of the program committee of the Midwest Conference on British Studies. In 2018, she was appointed as the Advanced Placement European History Chief Reader.

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6 Courses and Sets

  1. Renaissance: The Transformation of the West Sale

    Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Jennifer McNabb
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    In the 48 lectures of Renaissance: The Transformation of the West, award-winning Professor Jennifer McNabb guides you through centuries of exhilarating change in Europe, focusing on often-unexplored or overlooked areas, including the role of women in the Renaissance, the lives of the poor and elite, Renaissance home and family life, and the connections between the Renaissance and the Reformation.
  2. Renaissance & The Black Death Set on sale

    Renaissance & The Black Death

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $611.00 Starting at $124.90 $789.90 $124.90$789.90
    Survey the darkest and brightest centuries of European transformation with this two-course set. Join a master historian for a revealing, comprehensive look at how the European Renaissance revolutionized politics, society, and faith with Renaissance: The Transformation of the West. Continue your examination with an unforgettable excursion into the time of The Black Death: The World’s Most Devastating Plague.
  3. Renaissance & The Ottoman Empire Set

    Renaissance & The Ottoman Empire

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $774.90 Starting at $774.90 $904.90 $774.90$904.90
    Examine two very different parts of the word during the same period in this two-course set. Dive deeper than ever before into the Renaissance and explore epic transformations in politics, society, and spirituality with Renaissance: The Transformation of the West. Then, investigate more than 600 years of history in the Middle East.
  4. Renaissance & The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age Set

    Renaissance & The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $434.90 Starting at $434.90 $789.90 $434.90$789.90
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  5. Renaissance & Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance Set

    Renaissance & Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $759.90 Starting at $759.90 $894.90 $759.90$894.90
    Experience the full spectrum of the Renaissance in this two-course set. Join a master historian for a revealing, comprehensive look at how the European Renaissance revolutionized politics, society, and faith in Renaissance: The Transformation of the West. Then, get an immersive, comprehensive encounter with the quintessential renaissance man in Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance.
  6. Renaissance & History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts Set

    Renaissance & History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $1,039.90 $534.90$1,039.90
    Examine two turning points in European history with this two-course set. Go beyond the artwork and explore the lasting political, social, and spiritual legacies of the Enlightenment with Renaissance: The Transformation of the West. Then, take a deep dive into one of the most intriguing times in modern history with History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts.