Academic interests

Medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation Europe, Religious, Intellectual, and Political History of the 14th-16th centuries, the Augustinian tradition and the Augustinian order, late medieval textual culture, textual/literary theory and text editing.

Teaching

Early Medieval Europe; The High Middle Ages; The Later Middle Ages; The Renaissance; The Reformation

Awards

  • Fulbright Fellow 1992, 1993; 
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Netherlands Research School for Medieval Studies, 1994-1999;
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for European History, Mainz, Germany, 2000-2001;
  • IU New Frontiers Travel Grant, 2006;
  • Visiting Professor of Church History, Patristics Institute Augustinianum, Pontifical University, Rome (March 2015)

Publications

Numerous articles, book chapters, and book reviews, and four books: 

High way to Heaven. The Augustinian Platform between Reform and Reformation, 1292-1524. Brill Academic Publishers: Leiden (2002), and Creating Augustine. Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2012;

Catechesis in the Later Middle Ages vol. 1: The Exposition of the Lord's Prayer of Jordan of Quedlinburg, OESA (d. 1380)--Introduction, Text and Translation. Brill Academic Publishers: Leiden, 2015;

Luther and the Reformation of the Later Middle Ages. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2017. Co-editor of and major contributor to The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine, 3 vols. (Oxford, 2013). Work in Progress: Catechesis in the Later Middle Ages vol. 2: The Meditations on the Passion of Christ of Jordan of Quedlinburg, OESA (d. 1380)--Introduction, Text and TranslationHistory, Myth and Ideology I. The Sermons of St. Augustine Collected by Jordan of Quedlinburg, OESA (d. 1380)--Introduction, Text and TranslationRoberti de Bardis Collectorii Sermonum Sancti Augustini Registrum.

Service

Editoral Board for the series Studies in the History of Christian Traditions, of Brill Academic Publishers