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Bradford Bouley

Bradford Bouley

Assistant Professor of History

303 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-0106

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. PhD, Stanford University, 2012
  2. MA, University of Washington Seattle, 2006
  3. BA, Cornell University, 2001


Brad Bouley is a specialist in early modern Italian history and the history of science. Currently he is preparing a book manuscript which treats medical proof of holiness in the early modern period. He is also very interested in the production of knowledge, methods of proof, and belief in the early modern period. When he is not studying history, he also enjoys reading science-fiction and literature, running, skiing, and cooking.

Recent Publications:

Dissecting the Holy Body: Between Medicine and Belief in Early Modern Europe (manuscript in preparation)

“Contested Cases: Medical Evidence, Popular Opinion, and the Miraculous Body,” in Medicina e Religione. Collaborazione, Competizione, Conflitto, eds. Maria Pia Donato and Luc Berlivet, in press with Ecole Française de Rome, Rome (2012).

“Holy Bodies: Anatomy and Sanctity in Post-Tridentine Rome,” in Early Modern Rome, 1341-1667, ed. Portia Prebys, Edisai, Ferrara (2012).  

“’Goods in the Service of God’: The Material Culture of the Roman Inquisition,” (under revision for submission to a journal)

Awards and Service:

Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, University of Southern California (2012-2013)
Pre-doctoral Rome Prize Fellowship, American Academy in Rome (2011-2012)
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2011-2012) (declined) 
Fulbright Fellowship for Italy (2009-2010)

Research Interests:

Early modern Italian History, History of Science

Research Interests:

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