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PhD Humanities and Arts Boston College Distinction 1978

During graduate school at Boston College, he studied at Eberhard-Karls-Universität in Tübingen, Germany. His teaching career began at the American University in Cairo, Egypt in 1979 as Assistant Professor of History. He was hired as an Assistant Professor of History at Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA, where he was Chair of the History Department. He was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure in 1991, Full Professor of History in 1996. He retired from full-time teaching in 2014 as Emeritus Professor of History. He has written extensively in European history in the U.S. & abroad; his research experience includes the Archives Nationales in Paris, the Bavarian Staatsbibliothek, Munich, the Stadtarchiv Hamburg, the Biblioteca Nationale in Rome among many others. He has taught additionally at the Università degli Studi di Firenze in Florence, Italy as well as Fitchburg State University, Worcester State University, the State University at Potsdam, NY and lectured widely. He is a Cambridge University Press author.