Jason Glenn

Associate Professor of History
Email jkglenn@usc.edu Office SOS 163 Office Phone (213) 740-1664


Jason Glenn is an historian of medieval Europe. Although his interests range across the entirety of the period and numerous themes, his research has focused on the political, religious, and intellectual culture of the early Middle Ages.


  • Ph.D. Medieval History, University of California, Berkeley, 5/1997
  • M.A. History of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 12/1991
  • B.A. Mathematics and History (double), University of California, Berkeley, 12/1989
  • Tenure Track Appointments

    • Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Southern California, 05/01/2004 –
    • Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Southern California, 08/01/1998 – 05/01/2004

    Visiting and Temporary Appointments

    • Member, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, 09/01/2001-07/01/2002
    • Instructor, Mellon Foundation Seminar in the Humanities, Huntington Library, 06/01/2002-08/01/2002
    • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Syracuse University, 08/01/1997-06/01/1998
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Political, religious, and intellectual culture of the European Middle Ages, i particular the fourth through the twelfth centuries.

  • Book

    • Glenn, J. K. (2011). The Middle Ages in Text and Texture. Toronto: Toronto University Press.

    Book Chapter

    • Glenn, J. K. (2008). Political History. London: England: Paradigms and Methods in Late Ancient and Early Medieval Studies: A Reconsideration/Palgrave.
    • Glenn, J. K. (2006). Master and Community in Tenth-Century Reims. Brepols. Vol. 51-68,

    Journal Article

    • Glenn, J. K. (1997). The Lost Works of Richer: the Gesta Adalberonis and the Vita Gerberti. pp. 153-190.Filologia Mediolatina. Vol. 4,
    • Glenn, J. K. (1997). The Composition of Richer’s Autograph Manuscript. pp. 151-189.Revue d’Histoire des Textes. Vol. 27,
    • CRCC Faculty Fellowship, 2010-2011
    • Ryskamp Fellowship, 2004-2007
    • USC Zumberge Research and Innovation Fund Award, 2002-2004
    • (declined), 2001-2002
    • Mellon Fellowship, 2001-2002
    • USC Innovative Teaching Award, 1999
    • Mabel McLeod Lewis Foutndation Fellowship, Stanford, 1996-1997
    • Ehrmann Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley, 1995-1996
    • France, 1994-1995
    • Georges Lurcy Foundation Fellowship (declined), 1994-1995
    • Humanities Research Grant, University of California at Berkeley, 1993-1994
    • NSF Graduate Fellowship, 1990-1993