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Recent PhD Recipients

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Paul E. Dingman

PhD, 2012
Adviser: Richard Kaeuper

Major Fields: Medieval Japan, Environmental History
Minor Fields: Medieval/Early Modern Europe


European History

Research Interests

<p><span>Cultural History, Chivalric Friendship, Medieval Romance, Early Modern Theatre, Noh Theatre, Nature Preserves, Naval History</span></p>


The Emotions and Ethics of Chivalric Friendship in England


MA Theatre, SUNY University Center at Albany
BA English, University of Rochester

Selected Publications

  • "The Rise of Latin Christian Naval Power in the Third Crusade,"International Journal of Naval History, Volume 7, Number 3, December 2008 (originally presented at the Naval Symposium, 2007).
  • "Love, Companions, and Chivalry," History Workshop Series (University of Rochester) March 2010.
  • "'In thys russhynge and hurlynge' - Grief and Regret in Chivalric Tales of Two Cultures," Kalamazoo Medieval Congress (Western Michigan University) May 2010.
  • "Seeking the Heart of Humanism in the Twelfth-Century Renaissance: New Ideas of Friendship," Graduate History Conference (University of Rochester) May 2008.
  • Book Review:
  • Brian Walsh, Shakespeare, the Queen's Men, and the Elizabethan Performance of History(Cambridge University Press, 2009) for The Sixteenth Century Journal (forthcoming).
  • Book Review:
  • Thomas F. Madden, Fourth Crusade: Event, Aftermath, and Perceptions (Ashgate, 2008), reviewed with C. Nakashian and P. Sposato for De Re Militari (Spring 2010).


  • HIS 100 - The Ancient World, Instructor, University of Rochester, Summer 2010.
  • WRT 105 - Reasoning and Writing in the College (Literature, History, and the Sea), Instructor, University of Rochester, Fall 2008 and Spring 2009.
  • HIS 231 - British History to 1485, Teaching Assistant to Dr. Richard Kaeuper, University of Rochester, Spring 2008.
  • HIS 237 - England and Ireland since 1800, Teaching Assistant to Dr. Stewart Weaver, University of Rochester, Fall 2007.