Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (anticipated 2020)

M.St. in Musicology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (2015)

B.Mus. in Performance (Voice), minor in Medieval Studies, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA (2014)


Ruisard, Rachel. “Two Offices for the Seven Sorrows of the Virgin Mary (Friday before Palm Sunday and 15 September).” In “New and Borrowed Chant in New Spain and Mexico: The Offices for the Espousal of the Virgin, the Seven Sorrows of the Virgin, the Virgin of the Pillar and the Virgin of Guadalupe,” Études grégoriennes 44 (2017), 111–75, here 127–45.

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

“From Exile to Enclosure: A Troveress’ Contrafactum.” Panel: “Women on the Global Medieval Stage.” 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, May 2018


American Musicological Society, American Musicological Society Capital Chapter, Medieval Academy of America

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