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WOO Tze Yan Jessie
WOO Tze Yan Jessie

B.A. (History, National Taiwan University), M.A. (Medieval History, Royal Holloway College, University of London), M.Phil. (Medieval History, Cambridge University), D.Phil. (History, Cambridge University);
Lecturer, Department of History, CUHK

Room 109, 1/F, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
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  • D. Phil., History, Cambridge University, UK, 2012
    Thesis: Wills and Bequests: Male and Female Testators in Medieval East Anglia 1400-1520 (Supervisor: Professor Richard Smith)
  • M.Phil., Medieval History, Cambridge University, UK, 2002
    Thesis: Female Testators and their Possessions in Rural and Urban Norfolk c. 1400-1520 (Supervisor: Professor Richard Smith)
  • M.A., Medieval History, Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK, 2001
    Thesis: Single Women in Medieval London (Supervisor: Professor: Caroline Barron)
  • B.A., History, Anthropology minor, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2000



  • 2008-present: Assistant Lecturer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Course Offered
  • HIST4306 Medieval England Econ and Social History
  • HIST3251 History of Modern Britain
  • UGEC2031 History of England
  • UGEC1235 Intellectual History of Modern China
  • UGEA2230B Introduction to Transformation in Chinese History
Selected Publications

Conference Paper

“A Comparison of Rural and Urban Female Testators in Fifteenth Century East Anglia,” International Medieval Congress, Leeds, July, 2013

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