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Cait Stevenson

Cait Stevenson earned her PhD in medieval history from the University of Notre Dame. She concentrates on breaking down the barriers and hierarchy between academic and popular history. Online, her writing can be found at, AskHistorians, and the Medieval Studies Research Blog, which allows her to write on topics ranging from medieval inheritance laws to whether 17th-century children playing with toy guns said their equivalent of “Pew, pew, pew.”