Spencer T. B. Hunt

Spencer T. B. Hunt

Nanovic Graduate Fellow

Spencer T. B. Hunt is a Ph.D. candidate in Medieval Studies with Notre Dame's Medieval Institute. Spencer’s research interests include interreligious relations throughout the medieval Mediterranean with special focus on Christian-Muslim interactions in Medieval Spain. His dissertation—with the working title "Wayward Sons, Traitorous Brothers: Views on Apostasy in the Religious and Legal Writings of Medieval Spain and North Africa"—is a comparative examination of normative views of apostasy in the Christian Kingdoms of Northern Spain and the Islamic polities of Granada and Western North Africa.