Originally from Louisville, KY, Hilary Bogert-Winkler graduated summa cum laude in 2005 from Western Kentucky University with a B.A. in religious studies and history. From there she went on to Harvard Divinity School where she earned an M.T.S. in world religions in 2007, and Yale Divinity School where she completed an M.A.R. in religion and literature in 2009. While at Yale, she also earned an Anglican Studies Certificate. At UConn, Hilary studies religion in the early modern world, particularly the religious reformations of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. Her research currently focuses on the religious lives of those loyal to the Church of England and the Book of Common Prayer in mid-seventeenth century England.
Her adviser is Brendan Kane.