Nico Mara-McKay

PhD Program


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

Gender and sexuality in late Medieval Europe, queer history, visual and material culture

Major and Minor Fields


  • Medieval History

Minor 1

History of Gender, Sex, and Sexualities

Minor 2

History of Medicine


Nico Mara-McKay (they/them) is a History PhD student at the University of Toronto. Nico received their MA in History from the University of Guelph and their BA in History and Art History from the University of Toronto. They have been involved curating in several exhibitions, including Illuminating Life: Manuscript Pages of the Middle Ages (Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph, Guelph, 2020) and Between (Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga) and was the sole curator for Genderqueer in Canada (The ArQuives, Toronto, 2020). Nico's research focuses on gender and sexuality in late medieval western Europe.



MA, University of Guelph
BA, University of Toronto