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John J. Contreni

John J. Contreni

Professor // History
Emeriti Faculty


Office and Contact

Email: contreni@purdue.edu

Fax: (765) 496-1755


Courses

Hist 103 Intro to the Medieval World

Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1971

Specialization

European; Intellectual, religious, and political culture of the early medieval period (fifth to eleventh centuries) with special emphasis on the manuscripts, schools, and texts of Carolingian Europe

John J. Contreni received the Ph.D. degree in August 1971, from Michigan State University and joined Purdue's Department of History the following month. He teaches the introductory medieval history survey course and offers undergraduate courses on the World of Charlemagne, Medieval Culture, and Studies in Medieval History. Graduate seminars focus on late antiquity and the Carolingian age. His research explores the intellectual, religious, and political culture of the early medieval period (fifth to eleventh centuries) with special emphasis on the manuscripts, schools, and texts of Carolingian Europe.

List of Publications

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