• 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 German and Romance Languages and Literatures
    Director of Graduate Studies for Italian

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