Peter Starenko

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Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Hollander Hall Rm 338

Teaching Spring 2022


Education

B.A. Augustana College (1987)
M.A. University of Oregon (1990)
German Academic Exchange Scholar, Karl Eberhard Universität, Tübingen, Germany (1990-1991)
Fulbright Scholar, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany (1996-1998)
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, History (2003)

Other Courses Taught at Williams in 2002-2003

HIST 226 – Europe from Reformation to Revolution: 1500-1815
HIST 329 – From Church United to Europe Divided: The Early Modern European Reformations, 1450-1617
HIST 332 – Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe
Independent Study: Early Modern Germany, 1600-1848

Publications

Editor, with Christopher Ocker, Michael Printy, and Peter Wallace, Politics and Reformations: Communities, Politics, Nations and Empires. Essays in Honor of Thomas A. Brady (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2007).

Editor, with Christopher Ocker, Michael Printy, and Peter Wallace, Politics and Reformations: Histories and Reformations. Essays in Honor of Thomas A. Brady (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2007).

“An Unknown Diary of Julius II’s Conclave by Bartholomeo Stella, a Servant of Cardinal Pole” Annuarium Historiae Conciliorum 22 (1995): 345-375 (with Thomas F. Mayer).

Research Interests

European Reformations. The Holy Roman Empire. Early Modern European Nobility. Apocalypticism. Witchcraft and Magic. Lutheranism. Political Violence.