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Gary Shaw

Professor of History

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Associate Editor, History and Theory


Professor, Medieval Studies



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BA McGill University
DPHIL Oxford University

Gary Shaw

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later medieval social life; information and social networks;the nature of the self since the Middle Ages; the philosophy of history; historiography

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Office Hours

Spring 2022: By appointment or by chance. Set hours are Wednesday 1:30-3:30, sometimes by zoom(953 6432 2978). Contact me to confirm location.


Fall 2022
HIST 210 - 01
Magic, Witchcraft, and Miracle

HIST 272 - 01
Law, Court & Crime in England

Spring 2023
HIST 201 - 01
Medieval Europe