Thomas E. Burman
Robert M. Conway Director and Professor of History
Discipline(s): History, Latin Language and Literature, Arabic Language and Literature
Professor Burman's research and teaching focus on the intellectual and cultural interactions between Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the medieval Mediterranean world. The author of Religious Polemic and the Intellectual History of the Mozarabs, c. 1050-1200 and Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560, he is currently at work on a book titled Ramon Martí, the Bookish Religions, and Latin Scholasticism and, with Brian Catlos and Mark Meyerson, is completing The Sea in the Middle: The Mediterranean World, 650-1650.