Wesleyan portrait of Jesse Wayne Torgerson

Jesse Wayne Torgerson

Assistant Professor of Letters

Boger Hall, 322

Assistant Professor, Medieval Studies

Assistant Professor, History


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BA Biola University
MA University of California, Berkeley
PHD University of California, Berkeley

Jesse Wayne Torgerson

Teaching and researching interests across the medieval period with a particular focus on exchange and interaction between the societies and cultures of Europe and the Mediterranean basin.
Jesse W. Torgerson's current book re-creates the ninth-century political context surrounding a Byzantine history of the universe, a collaborative compilation called the Chronography (or Chronicle) of George the Synkellos and Theophanes the Confessor.
Visit his website to connect with his digital history lab, and for more about teaching and research interests.


Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays 3-4pm in Rm 322, Boger Hall (previously known as 41 Wyllys)


Fall 2020
COL 150F - 02
Great Books Unbound (FYS)

COL 243 - 01
Junior Colloquium

Spring 2021
COL 242 - 01
Sophomore Colloquium 2