Faculty

Paul Knoll

Professor Emeritus of History

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

 

Education

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

  • 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  


  • Department of History
  • 3502 Trousdale Parkway
  • Social Sciences Building (SOS) 153
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 90089-0034