Ph.D. (History), Ohio State University, 2001
M.A. (History), Ohio State University, 1996
M.Div. Westminster Theological Seminary (PA), 1994
B.A., Cedarville University, 1991
Medieval history, Ancient and Medieval Church
Current Research Interests:
Preaching and the history of the sermon in the high middle ages; medieval popular religion and heresy, monasticism, and hagiography.
Sample of RWC Courses:
HST 102 Western Civilization I
HST 210 Ancient World
HST 320: The Western Church in the Middle Ages
HST 420: The World of Sts. Francis and Clare
- Pastoral Care in the Late Middle Ages: 1200-1500, ed. (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2010).
- “The Rise of Medieval Universities” in Exploring the European Past, Thomson Press, 2003.
- “Adtendite a falsis prophetis: Pseudo Predicators and the Preaching Reforms of the Late Twelfth Century” 37th Annual World Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI, Spring, 2002.
- “A Preliminary Manuscript Catalogue of the Sermons of Ralph Ardent” in Studi Medievali, 3rd Series (December, 2001): 875-895.