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Cameron Sutt

Cameron Sutt


History & Philosophy


Ph.D., University of Cambridge, St Catherine’s College, 2009

M.A. University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2003

M.A. University of Central Missouri, 1995

Cameron Sutt is a historian of the Middle Ages with a focus on Hungary during the Árpád dynasty (1000-1300). He is particularly interested in Hungarian society. His book, Slavery in Árpád-era Hungary in a Comparative Context, for example, looks at the evidence for widespread agricultural slavery in the Hungarian kingdom during the period. Most recently, he has published on the sexual use of slaves in both Christian and Muslim communities in the kingdom. Other areas of research have been inheritance practices of the Hungarian elite as well as their land-use strategies and the organization of their estates.

Cameron teaches courses covering the medieval period in both the Latin West and the Islamic world.

  • HIST 2310: Early World History

  • HIST 2320: Modern World History

  • HIST 460X: Topics in Medieval History

  • HIST 4054: The High Middle Ages

  • HIST 4055: Renaissance and Reformation

  • HIST 4062: Medieval England

  • HIST 4071: Early Middle Ages

  • HIST 4075: Medieval Islamic Civilization

  • “Sexual Access to Slave Women – Árpádian Hungary as a Case Study.” In Same Bodies, Different Women: Witches, Whores, and Handicapped. ‘Other’ Women in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period. Eds. Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky and Christopher Mielke. Budapest: Trivent Publishing, 2019.

  • Slavery in Árpád-era Hungary in a Comparative Context. Leiden: Brill, 2015.

  • Parentela, kindred, and the crown. Inheritance practices in Árpád-era Hungary,” in Inheritance, Law and Religions in the Ancient and Mediaeval Worlds. Eds. Béatrice Caseau and Sabine R. Huebner. Paris: Association des amis du Centre d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance, Monographies 45, 2014.

  • Uxores, ancillae, and dominae: women in thirteenth-century Hungary in the Register of Várad” in Journal of Medieval History 36:2 (June 2010).