Dr. Mary Beth Ailes


Office: COPH 103E   |    Phone: (308) 865-8765   |    Email: ailesm@unk.edu

Mary Beth Ailes

Specialization Areas

Renaissance and Reformation, 17th and 18th Century Europe, Scandinavian History, British Isles


Mary Beth Ailes is Professor of Early Modern European History. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Her specialties include Scandinavia, the British Isles, and military and diplomatic history. She has published a book Military Migration and State Formation: The British Military Community in Seventeenth-Century Sweden as well as several articles focusing on Scandinavian military developments, diplomatic affairs between Scandinavia and the British Isles, and the impact of warfare upon women during the early modern period.