Emily F. Winerock is a Visiting Assistant Professor of
History at the University of Pittsburgh. She
teaches courses in Renaissance, early modern, and
dance history. Previously, she taught in the Western
Heritage Program at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI.
is also a co-director with Linda McJannet and Amy Rodgers of
Shakespeare and Dance Project.
is a graduate of the doctoral program in history at
the University of Toronto. She studies the social,
cultural, and religious politics of sixteenth- and
seventeenth-century England and Europe, with a special
focus on the historical context of dancing. Emily's
Ph.D. from Toronto in Canada is her third degree from
her third country, since her M.A. in Early Modern
History is from the University of Sussex in England
and her B.A. is in English from Princeton University
in the United States.
is married to computational chemist Christopher Wilmer, an Assistant Professor of Chemical
Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and
one of the founders of the green-tech company, NuMat Technologies. They have one
son. Emily's line of science-themed ties based on
Chris' research is available at her Zazzle storefront:
"Reformation and Revelry: The Politics
and Practices of Dancing in Early Modern
England, c.1550-c.1640" (pdf, 7073KB)
Updated June 2015
Google Scholar, and LinkedIn.