Photo of Donna EllingtonDr. Donna Ellington

Professor of History

Specializations: Medieval Europe, Women’s History, History of Britain 

(704) 406-4467


Education: Ph.D., Duke University

M.A., B.A. Appalachian State University


Professor Ellington’s work has focused on the role of the Virgin Mary in medieval and early modern Europe. A Medieval-Renaissance Fellow at Duke University whose work has won multiple awards and scholarships, Dr. Ellington teaches courses on Medieval Spirituality, the History of Britain, Renaissance and Reformation Europe, and Western Civilization.


Books and Articles by Dr. Ellington


From Sacred Body to Angelic Soul: Understanding Mary in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe


Curriculum Vitae