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Areas of expertise: History of Art and Visual Culture, Middle Ages

Biography, Education and Training

Architectural historian with research specialization in the Middle Ages, particularly of the Gothic period and urban planning and building. Interest in campus architecture and planning of both UCSC and universities throughout the world from the Middle Ages, with focus on  collegiate planning. A.B., Smith College; M.A. and Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley.

Areas of expertise: History, Italian Studies, Renaissance Studies, Popular Culture, Urban studies, Middle Ages

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Juan C Gomez-Rivas

Juan C Gomez-Rivas

Associate Professor of Mediterranean Studies

Literature Department

Areas of expertise: Middle Ages, Mediterranean Studies, Middle East Studies, Legal Studies

Biography, Education and Training

I specialize in the cultures, history, and literatures of the medieval and early modern western Mediterranean. My book, Law and the Islamization of Morocco under the Almoravids: the Fatwās of Ibn Rushd al-Jadd to the Far Maghrib, analyzes a group of legal consultative texts between Cordoba and the Far Maghrib (what is today Morocco) and argues that legal institutions developed in the latter in response to the social needs of growing urban spaces and the administrative needs of the first Berber-... more »

Areas of expertise: Middle Ages, Italian Studies, Renaissance Studies

Biography, Education and Training

I am originally from Modena, Italy. I have received a BA and MA in Letteratura italiana from the Università degli studi di Bologna, and a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from the University of Notre Dame. After completing my Ph.D., I taught at Vassar College and Smith College. I have been part of the Literature Department at UCSC since 2019. I work on le Tre Corone and lay education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. I am interested in the ways literature and education (particula... more »

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