Andrea Castonguay

Andrea Castonguay


M.A., University of Notre Dame, 2016 
M.Litt., Medieval History, University of St. Andrews, 2007
B.A., Medieval History and Book Culture, Hampshire College, 2006

Year Matriculated into Graduate Program


Graduate Field

Medieval History


North Africa, Almoravid dynasty, Islamic Theology, Sunni Islam, Maliki School, History of the Islamic World, Medieval Spain, West Africa

Dissertation and Advisor

Dissertation: Keeping the Faith: Mālikī fuqahā’, Muslim dynasties, and the Sunnization of North Africa
Advisor:  Deborah G. Tor


Select Awards and Fellowships:

  • IIE-Fulbright Program, Finalist (Morocco)
  • Social Science Research Council, International Dissertation Research Fellowship (Morocco)
  • American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Long-Term Research Grant (Morocco)
  • Mellon Grant, Religion Across the Disciplines
  • Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Notebaert Professional Development Fund
  • University of Notre Dame, Summer Language Study Abroad Grant