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