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Benjamin Hudson

Professor of History and Medieval Studies

214 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-7454

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  1. PhD, Oxford University, 1983


Benjamin Hudson teaches medieval and British history. His research interests are Celtic, Viking, and Atlantic history especially immigration, cultural movement, and transnational contacts.

Recent Publications:

(Editor) Studies in the Medieval Atlantic (NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

(Editor) Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic World (Tempe: ACMRS, 2011).

Irish Sea Studies: A.D. 900-1200 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006).

Viking Pirates and Christian Princes (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).

Awards and Service:

Chairman, Medieval Studies (1997-2010)
Director, Center for Medieval Studies (2007-2010)
Undergraduate Officer, History (2004-2007)

Recent Courses:

HIST107 - Medieval Europe
HIST411 - Medieval Britain
HIST413 - Medieval Celtic Studies
HIST511 - Topics in Medieval Britain

Research Interests:

Atlantic, British, Celtic, Viking, Immigration
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