Rushika Hage

Adjunct Instructor in History

Prof. Hage and five of her students holding replicas of Roman shields
Prof. Hage (far left) modeling Roman weapons and armor with some Bethel students.

Educational Background

B.A., College of St. Benedict
M.A., University of California, San Diego

Courses Taught

  • GES130 Christianity and Western Culture
  • GES145/147/244 Western Humanity in Christian Perspective I-III

Research Interests

Rushika specializes in the history of medieval Spain, with particular interests in Black Madonnas and early exploration and trade. With her husband Christopher, she’s also the author of a book on the history and architecture of Minneapolis’ Nicollet Island (Nodin Press, 2010).