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Professor William Caferro elected as Medieval Academy of America Fellow

Posted by on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 in Uncategorized.

Professor of Classical and Mediterranean Studies, William Caferro, had been elected as a fellow of the Medieval Academy of America. This is the highest career honor for an American Medievalist and highlights Professor Caferro’s significant contributions to the field. Professor Caferro will be formally honored for this achievement at the Medieval Academy of America’s annual meeting on February 25, 2023.

Professor Caferro studies Medieval European history with a specialization in Italy. His research centers on economic, social, literary, diplomatic, military, and historiographical trends. His current book project places focus on examining the intersection between war, culture, and economy in Florence from 1337 to 1402.

The Medieval Academy of America is the largest organization in the country promoting excellence in medieval studies. The organization supports research, publication, and teaching in all aspects of the Middle Ages ranging from archaeology to literature and beyond.

The full Vanderbilt Research News article detailing this achievement can be viewed here.