Professor of History
Ph.D. 1989, Yale University
A.B. 1982, Yale College
- a book project currently entitled “Being and Seeming in Renaissance Humanism,” on the relevance of phenomenological inquiry for the understanding of humanism
- Medieval Civilization: Chivalry and Crusades
- The Renaissance in Florence and beyond
- Reformation: Luther to Fox
- Cultural History of Ancient Greece from Homer to Socrates
- The Elizabethan Age
- Europe 800-present
- History Research Seminar
Campus and Community Involvement
- Chair, Humanities Division
- Chair, Nominating Committee
- Living Well in Renaissance Italy: The Morality of Humanism and the Irony of Leon Battista Alberti. Tempe: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, forthcoming March 2012.
- The Poet’s Wisdom: The Humanists, the Church and The Formation of Philosophy in the Early Renaissance (Leiden: Brill, 2006); Fellow, National Humanities Center, Durham, North Carolina, 2007-8.