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Professor Geoffrey Parker FBA

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About this Fellow

History Southern Europe Western Europe

Website: http://history.osu.edu/directory/Parker277

Appointments

Current post

  • Distinguished University Professor and Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History, The Ohio State University

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Early Modern History, University of St Andrews, 1982 - 1986
  • Charles E Nowell Professor of History, University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign, 1986 - 1993
  • Robert A Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History, Yale University, 1993 - 1996
  • Andreas Dorpalen Professor of History, Ohio State University, 1997
  • Distinguished University Professor and Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History, Ohio State University, 1996

Publications

Global Crisis. War, climate change and catastrophe in the 17th century 2013 (paperback 2014)

Imprudent King: A new biography of Philip II 2014 (paperback 2015)

The Army of Flanders and the Spanish Road. The logistics of Spanish victory and defeat in the Low Countries Wars 1567-1659 1972

The military revolution. Military technology and the rise of the West 1500-1800 1988

The grand strategy of Philip II 1998

Global Crisis. War, climate change and catastrophe in the 17th century 2013

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Deborah Howard

The art and architecture of Venice and the Veneto; Renaissance architectural history and theory; the relationship between Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean; and music and architecture in the Renaissance

Professor Lorraine Daston

History of science, 16th-19th centuries.: probability and statistics; scientific observation; objectivity; formal theories of rationality

Professor Denis Crouzet

Religions history, 'Histoire de l'imaginaire', Wars of religion, War & peace during the European Renaissance, astrology, early modern political thought.

Professor Joachim Whaley

The Holy Roman Empire in its European context from the fifteenth century to 1806; the legacy of the Holy Roman Empire in German-speaking central Europe from 1806 to the present