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Charles L. Stinger

Education: BA, Hobart, 1966; MA, Stanford, 1967; Ph.D., Stanford, 1971

Field(s): Early Modern Europe

Research Interests: Renaissance Italy, Italian humanism, history of the city

Current Research: Image and Idea of the City in the Italian Renaissance

Selected Publications:

  • Humanism and the Church Fathers: Ambrogio Traversari (1386-1439) and Christian Antiquity in the Italian Renaissance (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1977);
  • The Renaissance in Rome (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985; pb. ed. 1998)


  • Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History from the American Historical Association for The Renaissance in Rome (1985)

Affiliations and Other notes:

  • Effective August 15, 2003: Appointed to 3-year term as Senior Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences