J. R. Webb

Associate Professor of History
Bridgewater State University

jrwebb [at] bridgew.edu

 

 

 

 

Education

         

         

Pontifical Institute of Medićval Studies, L.M.S. Licence in Medićval Studies (summa cum laude) 2012

 

 

Harvard University, Ph.D. in History 2008

Dissertation: “Cathedrals of Words: Bishops and the Deeds of their Predecessors in Lotharingia, 950–1100”

Committee: Michael McCormick (advisor), Thomas N. Bisson, Guy Philippart

 

Harvard University, A.M. in History 2003

General research fields: Late Antiquity/Early Middle Ages, High Middle Ages, Roman Empire, International Relations since 1815

 

 

University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A. in History (summa cum laude) 2000

Outstanding Graduate (Valedictorian), College of Arts & Sciences

                  

                  

 

Employment

 

 

Associate Professor of History, Bridgewater State University 2018–

 

Assistant Professor of History, Bridgewater State University 2012–2018

 

College Fellow and Lecturer on History, Harvard University 2011–2012

 

Mellon Fellow, Pontifical Institute of Medićval Studies, Toronto 2010–2011

 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Early Medieval Mediterranean Travel, Harvard University 2009

 

Lecturer on History, Harvard University 2008

                       

                       

                       

Publications (link)

                       

                       

                       

Recent Presentations

 

“Teacher training and the teaching license in the thirteenth-century university” (link)

The Arc of Teacher Education Conference – Bridgewater State University (March 2015)

 

“Digital humanities and medieval history”

Dean’s Colloquium – Bridgewater State University (February 2014)

                  

“A tale of three cities: Hagiography and rivalry in Tongeren, Maastricht, and Ličge”

Medieval Academy of America – Annual meeting (Knoxville, TN) (April 2013)

                       

                       

                       

Professional Associations

 

Medieval Academy of America (link)

 

Episcopus: Society for the study of episcopal power and culture in the middle ages (link)

 

 

 

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