Historian Jon T. Coleman on Getting Lost Throughout American History

Department Chari, Jon T. Coleman studies the overlap of social, cultural, and environmental history in early America and the American West.

The Great Age of Books - Daniel Hobbins

Daniel Hobbins is a historian of high and late medieval Europe, with a particular interest in the cultural and intellectual history of the period from 1300 to 1500. Under this broad heading, his research has focused on late medieval authorship (through the example of Jean Gerson), Joan of Arc, and backgrounds to print. In this video, Hobbins discusses his research on the tremendous changes in book production in the late Middle Ages, before the advent of print.

The History of Religion in America - Tom Tweed

Thomas A. Tweed holds the W. Harold and Martha Welch Endowed Chair in American Studies and has a joint appointment in History. He is also Faculty Fellow in the Institute of Latino Studies and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Tweed has written extensively on American religious history, including six books and and a six-volume series of historical documents. He is is currently creating a comprehensive study of religion in America spanning 11,000 years, from the earliest civilizations on the North American continent to today.

Religion and Oil: Twin Pillars of American Exceptionalism - Darren Dochuk

Darren Dochuk's research deals primarily with the United States in the long twentieth century, with emphasis on the intersections of religion, politics, and the rising influence of the American West and Sunbelt Southwest in national life. 

Imperial Reform and Revolution - Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin is the Madden-Hennebry Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame.

American Saints - Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Kathleen Sprows Cummings is the William W. and Anna Jean Cushwa Director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame. She is also an associate professor of American studies and history at Notre Dame.

Interreligious Interaction in the Medieval Mediterranean - Thomas Burman

Thomas Burman is Professor of History and the Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame.