Faculty/Staff Detail

Andrea R. Harbin

Andrea R. Harbin

Dr. Harbin teaches Medieval Literature at SUNY Cortland.  Her research interest is in digital humanities and in medieval drama, particularly the role of women in the craft guilds and their relationship to the production of the plays. 


Ph.D. The Catholic University of America

M.A. California State University, Sacramento

B.A. University of California, Davis


Graduate Classes: 

  • Arthurian Literature
  • Old English
  • Middle English
  • Chaucer
  • History of the English Language
  • Medieval to Modern

Undergraduate Classes:

  • Introduction to Drama
  • Introduction to Fantasy and Science Fiction
  • Major Figures in British Literature to 1780
  • The Study of English
  • Shakespeare
  • Topics in Medieval Literature
  • Arthurian Literature


  • “Truly Immersive Worlds? The Pedagogical Implications of Extended Reality.” Andrea R. Harbin and Tamara F. O’Callaghan Journal of Interactive Pedagogy and Technology. 17 (2020)
  • “Augmenting Chaucer: Augmented Reality and Medieval Texts.” Andrea Harbin, Tamara O’Callaghan, Alan Craig, and Ryan Rocha. The Routledge Research Companion to Digital Medieval Literature. Eds. Jennifer E. Boyle and Helen J. Burgess. Routledge (2017) 63-81.
  • “Text and the Sensorium: The Augmented Palimpsest as an Augmented Reality Text.” Andrea Harbin and Tamara O’Callaghan, The Digital Arts and Humanities: Neogeography, Social Media and Big Data integrations and Applications. Springer Press (2016) 169-187.
  • "Virgin's End:The Suppression of the York Marian Pageants." Medieval Feminist Forum(Forthcoming Summer 2014) 
  • “Hyperprint Texts and the Teaching of Medieval Literature” Andrea Harbin and Tamara O’Callaghan Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching. Vol. 21.2 (Fall 2014): 111.126
  • “Wiki’d (inter)discipline:The Use of Wikis in the Medieval Literature Classroom” The Once and Future Classroom XI (2) (Fall 2013) Web
  •  “Podcasting and Pedagogy” The Once and Future Classroom.  VIII(2) (2010) Web
  • “The Citizens of York and the Archetypal Christian Journey: Pilgrimage and Ritual in the York Cycle.” Medieval Perspectives XIV (1999): 84-98 


  • “The Augmented Palimpsest: Engaging Students through AR Encounters with the Past.” Tamara O’Callaghan (PI) and Andrea Harbin (Co-PI). National Endowment for the Arts Digital Humanities Startup-Grant, Level II ($60,000)