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Ph.D. - University of Cambridge, 1997
Dissertation: Venetian Mercantile Presence in the Western Mediterranean 1398-1405
M.A. - University of Minnesota, 1993
Certificate in Horticulture – University of Pennsylvania, 1989
B.A. - Williams College, 1988
Late Medieval/Early Renaissance Mediterranean Trade History
Late Medieval/Early Renaissance Italian Cultural, Political and Architectural History
Late Medieval/ Early Renaissance Near Eastern History, esp. cultural contact with Europeans
Medieval Islamic History
Medieval British History
Byzantine History and Art History
History of the Silk Road and the cultures along it
Maritime History – Especially Ship Building
Plagiarism in the college classroom
World Civilization 1
Medieval Civilization (Will be offered from now on as two courses: Early and High Middle Ages.)
England I (W)
History Senior Seminar
Graduate Research Seminar
Graduate Readings Seminar
Book, The Venetian Mercantile Presence in the Western Mediterranean, c. 1400 v.(?) Medieval Mediterranean Studies E. J. Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9004115048, (Forthcoming, 2005.)
Chapter, 'Datini and Venice: News from the Mediterranean Trade Network,' in Across the Mediterranean Frontier: Trade, Politics and Religion 650-1450, eds. D.A. Agius and I. Netton, (Brepols, 1997), 157-171.
Article, “Protectionist Legislation and Italians in Aragon/Catalonia 1398-1404,” in Journal of Medieval Encounters – Special Issue: Law and Trade 9 (2004) 2: 214-235.
Article, co-authors Joseph Byrne and Eleanor Congdon, 'Mothering in the Casa Datini,' Journal of Medieval History 25 (1999) 1: 35-56.
Article, 'Private Venetian Ships and Shipping (c. 1400),' Al Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean, 10 (1998): 57-71.article, 'Imperial Commemoration and Ritual in the typikon of the Monastery of Christ Pantokrator,' Revue des études byzantines 54 (1996): 161-199.
Article, 'Venetian Merchant Activity within Mamluk Syria (886-893/1481-1487),' Al Masaq: Studia Arabo Islamica Mediterranea 7 (1994): 1-33.
Book Review of Thomas Maddern’s Enrico Dandalo for International Journal of Maritime History. (Forthcoming June 2004)
Book Review of Karin Nehlsen-von Stryk’s L’assicurazione marittima a Venezia nel xv secolo for International Journal of Maritime History. (Dec. 2003)
Book Review of Gavin Hambly’s Women in the Medieval Islamic World, in Al-Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean 14 (Sept 2002) 2: 165-167.
Book Review of Luca Mola's La Communità del Lucchesi a Venezia in Renaissance Studies 11 (1997) 3: 291-293.
Precis, 'Christ Pantokrator's Typikon: the Commemoration of John II Komnenos (1113-1143),' Bulletin of British Byzantine Studies 21 (1995): 69.
Translations and commentaries for Medieval Italy: A Documentary History, ed. Kate Janson, Frances Andrews, and Joanna Drell, (University of Pennsylvania Press, Forthcoming 2004.)
Articles for Encyclopedia of Medieval Italy, ed. Christopher Kleinhenz, Garland Press, December 2003.
Email address: eacongdon AT ysu DOT edu
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