Emiliana Pasca Noether Professor of Italian History
   
John Davis
john.davis@uconn.edu

D.Phil., Oxford; Emiliana Pasca Noether Professor of Modern Italian History and Director, Center for European Studies: Modern Italy; Comparative European Social and Economic History since 1750

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Early Modern Italian History at UConn
   
  Kenneth Gouwens
clement.7@uconn.edu

Associate Professor, History, University of Connecticut

1991 Ph.D., History and Humanities, Stanford University
1986 M.A., History, Stanford University
1981 B.A., History (with Distinction), Summa cum Laude, Duke University

Recent Publications
Humanism and Creativity in the Renaissance: Essays in Honor of Ronald G. Witt, co-edited with Christopher S. Celenza (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2006), xv + 411 pp.
The Pontificate of Clement VII: History, Politics, Culture, co-edited with Sheryl E. Reiss (Aldershot, Hampshire and Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2005), xxvi + 437 pp.
The Italian Renaissance: The Essential Sources [edited collection of primary texts] (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004), xi + 295 pp.
Remembering the Renaissance: Humanist Narratives of the Sack of Rome (Leiden: Brill, 1998), xix + 232 pp. Selected by ALA’s CHOICE as an Outstanding Academic Book of 1998

   
Visiting Professors
   
Maria Gabriella Rienzo
g.rienzo@unifg.it

Professor of History of Economics, department of Economics, University of Foggia, Italy

Recent Publications
Maria Gabriella Rienzo (a cura di), Manfredonia: industria o ambiente? Per la composizione di un conflitto, Napoli, Esi, 2005.

Maria Gabriella Rienzo, Banchieri-imprenditori nel Mezzogiorno. La Banca di Calabria (1910-1939), Roma, Donzelli, 2004.

Maria Gabriella Rienzo (a cura di), Foggia sostenibile. Istituzioni intermedie e sviluppo locale in Capitanata, Roma, Donzelli, 2004,

   
   
Chiara Giorgi
mariachiargi@tiscali.it

Lecturer in Contemporary History, University of Bologna, History

1998 Degree in Contemporary History, University of Bologna

2002 PhD in Contemporary History. University of Siena, Italy

Recent Publications

La previdenza del regime, Storia dell'INPS durante il fascismo, Il Mulino, Bologna 2004
con G. Melis e A. Varni (cura di)

L'altra metà dell'impiego. Le donne nell'amministrazione, Bup, Bologna 2005

   
   
Graduate Students
   
Mark Seymour
mark.seymour@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Lecturer, Department of History, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

2001 Ph.D. in Modern European History, University of Connecticut.
1992 B.A. (Hons), Economic History, University of Sydney, Australia.

Recent Publications

Mark Seymour, Debating Divorce in Italy: Marriage and the Making of Modern Italians, 1860-1974. New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2006

   
   

Michael Cunningham
michael.d.cunningham@uconn.edu

2005 PhD in Modern European History, University of Connecticut
Fields of interest:  Early Modern Europe, History of Science, Modern Europe, Italy Dissertation: Seashells on the Mountains: Antonio Vallisneri, Fossils, and the Republic of Letters

   
   
   
   
Marie Avril
marieavril@gmail.com

Field of Interest: Italian and American cultural interactions between
1848 and 1922.
   
   
Michael Hoven
Michael.Hoven@uconn.edu

Field of Interest: Modern Italy, postwar Europe, political violence and social movements
   
   

Giusi Russo
giusi.russo@uconn.edu

Field of Interest: Culture, gender and law in nineteenth-century Europe