Ashley Tickle Odebiyi

Ashley Tickle Odebiyi


  • European History
  • Religious History
  • Gender and Women’s History



  • MA, The University of Alabama 2017
  • MA, University of Iowa, 2015
  • BA, James Madison University, 2009

Research Interests

  • My research interests centers on women and religion in late medieval/early modern Europe. Specifically, I am interested in bizzoche, pious laywomen, in fifteenth-century Rome.

Recent Publications

Current Projects

  • I am currently working on my dissertation titled, “Gender, Authority, and Liminal Space: Fifteenth-Century Roman Bizzoche.”

Awards & Honors

  • The University of Alabama Graduate Council Fellowship, 2021-2022.
  • Fulbright Research Grant, 2020-2021.
  • Best Graduate Student Essay, Society for Medieval Feminist Studies, 2019.