David Gary Shaw

Associate Editor of History and Theory

Professor of History, Wesleyan University


Professor Shaw received his BA in history and philosophy from McGill University and his DPhil in history from Oxford University.

He is the author of The Creation of a Community (1993) and Necessary Conjunctions: The Social Self in Medieval England (2005). He co-edited The Return of Science: Evolution, History and Theory (2002) with Philip Pomper. His current research interests include historical agency and the nature of the self in the Middle Ages. He is writing a book on elite travelers and the circulation of ideas in later medieval Europe.

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