Cassandra Hannahs

Cassandra Hannahs

With a Ph.D. in medieval history, Cassandra Hannahs spent most of her academic career at Middlebury College in Vermont, where she was a tenured professor of history. At Middlebury, Cassandra regularly taught courses on Celtic, Viking, and Anglo-Norman Studies, as well as more general courses on the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the history of Christianity. In her research and lectures, Cassandra explores the cultural and political exchanges that have historically linked Ireland, Scotland, England, and Europe. As an expert for the Smithsonian since 2000, she enjoys sharing her love and knowledge of the British Isles and Ireland with travelers on land and by sea.


Cassandra was such a wonderful leader in every way. Her lectures and knowledge of Ireland's history, literature, and music added so much to the quality of our trip. On top of that, she was delightful to travel with.

Previous Journeys Traveler, The Emerald Isle

Cassandra was always available for questions and her lectures were excellent, adding to our enjoyment of the trip.

Previous Journeys Traveler, The Emerald Isle

Her lectures linked history with the music and poetry of the periods making them come alive, by tying items in the lectures to artifacts seen and sites visited, she helped us see many things we would not notice; giving us a better understanding of the culture and history of Ireland.

Leo and Sarah P., The Emerald Isle



Scotland's Treasures

12 days | Starting at: $5,878
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Aug 4, 2016 - Aug 15, 2016
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London: Past and Present

12 days | Starting at: $4,595
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The Emerald Isle

13 days | Starting at: $4,858
Sep 20, 2015 - Oct 2, 2015
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France Through the Ages

15 days | Starting at: $5,796
Sep 9, 2016 - Sep 23, 2016
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