Areas of Specialization
Medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation history; world history, with an emphasis on the history of the Middle East
Scholarly and Professional Achievements
The Impact of the English Colonization of Ireland in the Sixteenth Century: A "Very Troublesome People" (2012)
Riot and Resistance in County Norfolk, 1646-1650: The Road to Rebellion in Seventeenth-century Britain (2012).
How Albert the Great’s Speculum astronomiae Was interpreted and Used by Four Centuries of Readers: A Study in Late Medieval Medicine, Astronomy and Astrology(2010).
Rational Magic. In collaboration with Brian Feltham (2011)
With Timothy J. Shannon. Magic and the Supernatural (2012).
"The Pursuit of Witches and the Sexual Discourse of the Sabbat." Anthropologija, 2.11 (2011): 41-59.
“Natural Philosophy or Science in Premodern Epistemic Regimes? The Case of the Astrology of Albert the Great and Galileo Galilei.” Teorie vedy / Theory of Science: Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies of Science, XXXII.2 (2011): 111-132.
"Choosing to be Human: Albert the Great on Human Agency and Celestial Influence." Culture and Cosmos,12.2 (2008): : 23-41.
“Reading the Future and Freeing the Will: Astrology of the Arabic World and Albertus Magnus.” Hortulus, 1 (2006): 30-49.
"Neuroscience and the Quest for God." In collaboration with Christopher J. May, in The Neuroscientific Turn in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Melissa Littlefield, ed. (2012)
"Rational Astrology and Empiricism, From Pico to Galileo." Magic and the Supernatural, Scott E. Hendrix and Timothy J. Shannon (2012).
"Rational Astrology and Scientific Rationalism in Premodern Europe." in Rational Magic, Scott E. Hendrix and Brian Feltham, eds. (2011)
“Astronomy and Astrology in the Arabic World, 1000-1500." ABC-CLIO World History Encyclopedia (2011)
“World Astronomy and Astrology, 1000-1500." ABC-CLIO World History Encyclopedia (2011)