• Elliott Professor of History

    Morton Hall 318
    (434) 223-6108



Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, 1982
M.A., Princeton University, 1981
B.S.F.S. in International Affairs, Georgetown University, 1976

Teaching Interests

Islamic Near East
Medieval Europe and Byzantium
Mediterranean Trade and Diplomacy 
Nation and state building.

Committee Assignments & Service to the College

Chair, Department of History, 2003-
Chair, Academic Affairs Committee, 1994-1995
Faculty Affairs Committee 1997-98, 2003-

Professional Affiliations

American Oriental Society


Susan P. Hattox