Dr. Schoolman joined the department as Visiting Assistant Professor in the fall of 2010 and as Assistant Professor in the fall of 2011. He completed a Ph.D. in History at UCLA (2010) and holds a MA in Archaeology from University College London (2003), and has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2014-2015). His research interests include the transformation of the Roman world in the eastern and western Mediterranean, the history and culture of the Byzantine Empire, and early Medieval Italy.His research interests include the transformation of the Roman world in the eastern and western Mediterranean and society and culture early medieval Italy through the eleventh century. His current research projects focus on noble families in Tuscany and Romagna, the rediscovery of saints in tenth century Ravenna, and the role of bishops in southern Italy.
- HIST 105: European Civilizations
- HIST 372: Roman History
- HIST 373: Medieval History
- HIST 374: History of the Byzantine Empire
- HIST 454/654: Topics in Medieval History - Conflict and Contact in the Medieval Mediterranean
- HIST 710: Seminar in Medieval History - Medieval Historiography