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Paul Wendell Knoll

Professor Emeritus of History

Contact Information
E-mail: knoll@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-1657
Office: SOS 153

 

Education

Ph.D. Medieval and Renaissance History, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1/1964
M.A. Medieval and Renaissance History, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1/1961
B.A. Foreign Languages, Lewis and Clark College, 1/1960
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Professor of History, University of Southern California, 01/01/1985-  
Associate Professor of History, University of Southern California, 01/01/1970-01/01/1985  
Assistant Professor of History, University of Southern California, 01/01/1969-01/01/1970  
Assistant Professor of History, Purdue University, 01/01/1964-01/01/1969  
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Knoll's research has two primary focuses: the Medieval and Renaissance periods in European history, and the history and civilization of the western Slavs (particularly the Poles) and of the Hungarians in these periods. He has dedicated much of his time to exploring the political and intellectual history, especially the history of universities, with specific attention given to the Medieval and Renaissance University of Kraków.
 

Honors and Awards

USC Center for Excellence in Teaching, Faculty Fellow, 2001  
USC Raubenheimer Outstanding Senior Faculty Award, 1987  
USC Associates Award For Excellence In Teaching, 1984  
Fulbright Award, Fellowship, 1977-1978  
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Recipient, 1970  
 

Service to the Profession

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Editorial Board Member, The Sixteenth Century Journal, 1996  
Editorial Board Member, The Polish Review, 1992  
 
 
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