Eric Jager


Eric Jager is professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. He holds a PhD from the University of Michigan and is a specialist in medieval literature. Jager has published several historical books for general audiences, including Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris (2014), The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France (2004), and The Book of the Heart (2000).

Festival Years: 2008