• executive board

  • Lawrence M. Principe

    Director, Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Pre-Modern Europe
    Drew Professor of the Humanities, Department of the History of Science and Technology

    PhD, History of Science, Johns Hopkins University
    PhD, Organic Chemistry, Indiana University
    • 410-516-4807
    • Gilman 376
    • Research Interests: Early modern and late medieval science and technology, especially the history of alchemy/chemistry and issues of science and theology/religion
  • Sharon Achinstein

    Sir William Osler Professor of English, Department of English

    • 410-516-5575
    • Gilman 24
    • Research Interests: Early modern literature, poetry, and poetics, gender
  • Shane Butler

    Nancy H. and Robert E. Hall Professor in the Humanities Professor and Chair, Classics

    PhD, Columbia University
    • 410-516-3835
    • Gilman 106
    • Research Interests:  Latin Literature (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance), media history and theory, classical reception
  • Stephen Campbell

    Henry and Elizabeth Wiesenfeld Professor and Acting Department Chair, Department of History of Art

    PhD, Johns Hopkins University
    • 410-516-4928
    • Gilman 170
    • Research Interests: Reception of antiquity in Italy 1300-1600, literature and the figurative arts, art theory
  • Earle Havens

    Nancy H. Hall Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts, The Sheridan Libraries
    Visiting Associate Professor, Alexander Grass Humanities Institute

    PhD, Yale University
  • Michael Kwass

    Professor and Chair, Department of History

    PhD, University of Michigan
    • 410-516-5789
    • Gilman 338A
    • Research Interests: Early Modern France, French Revolution, French Atlantic, globalization
  • Yitzhak Y. Melamed

    Charlotte Bloomberg Professor of the Humanities, Department of Philosophy

    PhD, Yale University
    • 410-516-0568
    • Gilman 274
    • Research Interests: Early modern philosophy, German idealism, metaphysics
  • Gianna Pomata

    Professor, Institute for the History of Medicine

    • 410-955-3037
    • 1900 East Monument Street
    • Research Interests: Scientific empiricism, history of the body, gender history, women's history, Individualized medicine, medical care narratives, case histories, doctor-patient relationship, early modern European social and cultural history, history of medicine
  • Walter Stephens

    Charles S. Singleton Professor of Italian Studies and Director of the Italian Subdivision, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
    Director of Graduate Studies for Italian

    PhD, Cornell University; PhD, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa