BA, History, St. John's University, Minnesota, 1982
MDiv, Church History, Princeton Theological, Princeton, NJ, 1988
PhD, History, University of California, Berkeley, 1995
Early Modern Europe
- Spanish Empire
University of California, Berkeley, Professor (2015-present)
University of California, Berkeley, Associate Professor (2001-2015)
Princeton University, Assistant Professor of History (1997-2000)
Bard College, Assistant Professor of History (1995-97)
Awards & Prizes
Guggenheim Fellowship, 2007-2008.
Roland Bainton Prize, best new book in history, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, 2002.
American Academy in Rome, Rome Prize, 1999-2000.
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1998.
Spanish Ministry of Culture Fellowship, Fall, 1997.
Mellon Fellowship, 1994-95.
Fulbright Fellowship, 1992-93.
"Imagining Marcus Aurelius in the Renaissance: Forgery, Fiction and History in the Creation of the Imperial Ideal," in For the Sake of Learning, edited by Ann Blair and Anja-Silvia Goeing (Leiden: Brill, 2016).
"Imperial Anxiety, the Roman Mirror, and the Neapolitan Academy of the Duke of Medinaceli," in Representing Rivalry in the Early Modern Mediterranean, edited by Barbara Fuchs and Emily Weissbourd (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).
|The Renaissance of Empire in Early Modern Europe, (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press) 2014.|
“Gregory XIII and Political Pragmatism in the Age of the Pax Hispanica” in Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, (Rome, 2009).
"Searching for the New Constantine: Early Modern Rome as a Spanish Imperial City," in Embodiments of Power, ed. Gary Cohen (New York, 2008)
“Financing New St. Peter’s, 1506-1700,” in Sankt Peter’s Von Romeditors, Georg Satzinger and Sebastian Schutze (Bonn, 2008).
“The Ties that Bind: The Colonna and the Spanish Empire in the 17th Century,” in Roma Española (Madrid, 2007).
“The Imperial Renaissance”, in The Renaissance World edited by John Jeffries Martin (Routledge, 2007).
“Creating a Protestant Constantine: Martin Bucer’s De Regno Christi and the Foundations of English Imperial Political Theology”, in Politics and Reformations: Communities, Polities, Nations, and Empires Essays in Honor of Thomas A. Brady, Jr., Edited by Christopher Ocker, Michael Printy, Peter Starenko, and Peter Wallace (Brill, 2007)
"Paying for the New St. Peter's: Contributions to the Construction of the New Basilica from Spanish Lands, 1506-1620," in Spain in Italy, 1500-1700, Brill, 2007.
"Between Empires: Spanish Sicily and the Contest for the Central Mediterranean in the Late Sixteenth Century," in Espagna e l'oriente islamico, Istanbul, 2007.
|Spain in Italy, Politics, Society, and Religion 1500-1700, Edited by Thomas Dandelet and John Marino, Brill: 2006.|
"Between Courts: The Colonna Agents in Italy and Iberia, 1555-1600," in Your Humble Servant. Agents in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800, Edited by Marike Keblusek, Badeloch Noldus and Hans Cools, in cooperation with the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome. Hilversum: Verloren, 2006.
"Rome, 1592: An Introduction to A Newly Discovered Parish Census," in Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, 2006.
"The Spanish Economic Foundations of Renaissance and Baroque Rome," in Beyond Florence: Rethinking Medieval and Early Modern Italy, (Stanford, Stanford University Press), 2003.
Spanish translation of "Spanish Rome", La Roma Espańola, 1500-1700, (Barcelona, Editorial Critica), 2002.
"Politics and the State System after the Habsburg-Valois Wars," in Early Modern Italy (Oxford, Oxford University Press), 2002.
|Spanish Rome, 1500-1700, (New Haven: Yale University Press), 2001.|
Spanish Rome, 1500-1700, (New Haven: Yale University Press), 2001.
"Celestial Heroes and the Splendor of Iberia: Spanish Saint Making in Early Modern Rome," in Il santo e la cittŕ (Venice, Marsilio), 2000.
"Setting the Noble Stage in Baroque Rome: Roman Palaces, Political Contest, and Social Theatre, 1600-1700," in Life and the Arts in the Baroque Palaces of Rome, Ambiente Barocco, (New Haven: Yale University Press), 1999.
"Spanish Conquest and Colonization at the Center of the Old World: The Spanish Nation in Rome, 1555-1625" in The Journal of Modern History, Volume 69, #3,1997.