I enjoy figuring out ways to teach complicated subjects in pieces, making them more simple. I have been trained as a historian of the Italian Renaissance, and concentrate on the Republic of Venice, which some popular accounts claim lasted for a thousand years, from 797 to 1797. I think old-fashioned political and diplomatic history is the cat's meow! I disagree profoundly with the view that it is not relevant to the study of history today. I also like to mold and fashion Renaissance people among my students, drawing for them the connections e.g. between mathematics and other disciplines, such as philosophy and music.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Dartmouth College - Bachelor in Arts, European History
Graduate Degree: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Doctor of Philosophy, European History
GRE Verbal: 760
GRE Quantitative: 760
GRE Analytical Writing: 780
Hiking, singing, and composing music.
College Level American History
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