Edward W. Muir#


Edward W. Muir
Email:e-muir 'at' northwestern.edu
Membership Number:2981
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:emuir
Homepage: http://www.history.northwestern.edu/people/muir.html





Present and Previous Positions
  • Northwestern University
    • 1993- Professor of History
    • 1997- Clarence L. Ver Steeg Professor in the Arts and Sciences
    • 2003- Professor of Italian,
    • Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, 2006-
  • Louisiana State University
    • 1986-92 Associate Professor of History
    • 1992-93 Professor of History
  • 1990, 1993-94 Visiting Professor in Renaissance Studies, Yale University
  • Syracuse University
    • 1977-81 Assistant Professor of History
    • 1981-86 Associate Professor of History
  • 1973-77 Assistant Professor of Historical Studies, Stockton State College


Fields of Scholarship
  • Italian history
  • Social history
  • Cultural history
  • Microhistory
  • European history
  • Renaissance studies


Honours and Awards
  • Herbert Baxter Adams Prize from the American Historical Association for the best first book on European History by an American citizen, 1982
  • Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History from the American Catholic Historical Association for the best book dealing with either Italian culture or Italian-American relations, 1982
  • Harold J. Grimm Memorial Prize from the Center for Reformation Research for the best article in Reformation history, 1989
  • Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History from the American Historical Association for the best book in Italian history, 1993
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, from the Northwestern University Alumni Association, 1999
  • E. Leroy Hall Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, 2000-2001
  • Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, Northwestern University, 2006
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 2010, $1.5 million
  • Academia Europaea, elected member, 2011


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