CURRICULUM VITAE


L. J. Andrew Villalon

 Autumn, 2014


 
 

I.  BASIC INFORMATION

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Current Address:  116 Paragon Court, Lakeway, Texas  78734
Home Telephone:  (512) 608-9579
University Telephone:  (512) 475-8004
E-Mail Address:  avillalon@austin.rr.com
Website:  Wire Paladin
URLs:  http://webspace.webring.com/people/ca/avillalon/

ACADEMIC DEGREES:

Ph.D. (History):  YALE UNIVERSITY (1984)
M. A. (History):  YALE UNIVERSITY (1966)
B. A. (History):  YALE UNIVERSITY (1964)

PhD. DISSERTATION

Title:  'THE LAW'S DELAY:  THE ANATOMY OF AN ARISTOCRATIC PROPERTY DISPUTE (1350-1577)
Area:  Late medieval/early modern Spanish History

 

MAJOR/MINOR FIELDS OF STUDY IN GRADUATE SCHOOL

(1)  Early Modern European History (major field) (Honors)
(2)  Tudor/Stuart England (minor field) (Pass)
(3)  Classical Greece (emphasis 5-4th centuries B. C.) (minor field) (Honors)


OTHER HISTORICAL FIELDS
(developed through independent study, research, writing, and teaching)

(1)  Medieval History (emphasis upon 14th-15th centuries)
(2)  Renaissance/Reformation
(3)  Twentieth Century Europe
(4)  World War I  
(5)   Medieval Military history
(6)  Early Automotive History
(7)  Christianity (early and medieval)
(8)  Early Colonial Systems and European Expansion
(8)  Spanish Paleography
 

CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITION

Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University of Texas (Austin) (2006-2014).

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE (1966-2006)

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI:
Professor Emeritus, Department of Romance Languages and Literature (2006)
Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literature (2005-2006)Adjunct Instructor, History Department, Raymond Walters College (1980-81)
Associate Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literature (2005)
Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, University College (1995-2004)
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, University College (1990-1995)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, University College (1989-1990)
Lecturer, Evening College (1985, 1989, 1990)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, History Department, A&S (Spring 1985)
Adjunct Instructor, Evening College (1982-84)
Adjunct Instructor, History Department, College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) (1981-84)
Lecturer, History Department, A&S (1979-80)

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON:  Visiting Assistant Professor (1986-1987)

XAVIER UNIVERSITY:  Lecturer (1985-1986)

FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY:  Instructor (1970-74)

YALE UNIVERSITY :  Teaching Assistant (1966-67)
                                       Acting Assistant Instructor (1969-70)


COURSES TAUGHT

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS: 
(1)  Medieval Military History (one semester course)
(2)  World War I (one semester course)
(3)  Western Civilization in Medieval Times (one semester course)
(4)  Introduction to the History and Culture of Spain (one semester course)
(5) Genealogy and History (one semester course)
(6) Early Western Colonialisms (one semester course)

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI:
(1)  Western Civilization Survey
(2)  Medieval and Renaissance Survey
(3)  Modern Revolutions (one term course)
(4)  World War I (one term course)
(5)  The Age of Reformation and Religious War (one term course)
(6)  History of World Civilizations Survey
(7)  European Civilization I and II (Two term courses)
(8)  Spanish Civilization I and II (Two term courses)
(9)  Colonialism (one term course)

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON:
(1)  History 101 (first semester of Western Civilization)
(2)  History of Medieval Europe (one semester course)

XAVIER UNIVERSITY:
(1)  Western Civilization Survey
(2)  The Renaissance (one semester graduate seminar)

FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY:
(1)  Western Civilization Survey
(2)  Twentieth Century Europe
(3)  Early Modern Europe (one semester course)
(4)  Historical Origins of Political Thought from Plato to Bodin (one semester course)

YALE UNIVERSITY:
(1)  History 10 (European survey from the Middle Ages to the present)
(2)  History I (Intensive readings in Key Sources of Western Civilization)


HONORS/AWARDS

(1)  Phi Beta Kappa (Yale: 1964)
(2)  B. A. magna cum laude (Yale: 1964)
(3)  Honors on two of the three written field exams (Early Modern Europe, Classical Greece) (Yale: 1966)
(4)  Distinction on PhD. Oral Examination (Yale: 1967)
(5)  1981 Bulb Horn Award for Excellence in Historical Research (awarded January, 1982) for an article entitled "The Birth of an Early Automobile Company" (see publications).
(6)  1986 Bulb Horn Award for Excellence in Historical Research (awarded January, 1987) for an article entitled "Strategies for Success and Survival in a Changing Market:  The Locomobile Company of America (1899-1905)" (see publications).
(7)  Award of Distinction from the Society of Automotive Historians (awarded October, 1987) for "Strategies for Success and Survival in a Changing Market:  The Locomobile Company of America (1899-1905)" (see publications).
(8)  1989 Bulb Horn Award for Excellence in Historical Research (awarded January, 1990) for an article entitled "Walker's War Car, A Study of American Military Response to Technological Innovation (1900-1901)" (see publications).
(9)  Robert E. Kennedy Award for promotion of academic freedom conferred by the Ohio State Conference of the American Association of University Professors (April, 1994).
(10)  1997-1998 Dillwyn F. Ratcliff Award for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Academic Freedom conferred by the University of Cincinati Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (April, 1998).
(11) Professional-Scholarly Activity Award, University College, University of Cincinnati (2001)
(12) Recipient of a Texas Blazers Faculty Excellence Award (Spring, 2007)
(13) Departmental Nomination for a Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award (Fall, 2013)
(14)
Co-Winner (with  Donald J. Kagay) of the 2014 Verbruggen Prize awarded annually by De re militari: the Society for Medieval Military History to the best book on medieval military history.  (The prize went to the pair’s 3-volume collection on the Hundred Years War published by E. J. Brill.between 2005 and 2013.)
 

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS

Theodore Cuyler Fellowship Award (Yale: 1964-5)
Yale University Graduate Fellowships (1964-67)
Fulbright Grant to Spain (1968-69)
University of Cincinnati Summer Faculty Research Grant of $2500 awarded for research in Spain into the canonization of the first Counter-Reformation Saint, Diego de Alcala (February 1991).
University Research Council Grant of $4000 for work on a monograph dealing with San Diego de Alcala (May, 1997).
Award of $2000 for participation in the University of Texas Research Apprentice Program (2008).
(With Donald J. Kagay) Award of $2000 for research into the Battle of Najera from the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities (2009).
 

ACADEMIC OFFICES

President of De re militari:  The Society for the Study of Medieval Military History (2014-2017)
President of the Texas Medieval Association (October 2008-2009).
Vice President of the Texas Medieval Association (October 2007-2008).
Corresponding Secretary for the University College Faculty Forum (1989-2005)


EDITORSHIPS

Associate Editor for Iberian warfare (2005-2010) in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology, ed. Clifford J. Rogers, 3 vols. (Oxford, England:  Oxford University Press, 2010).


PRIZE COMMITTEES

Member ex officio of the Bernard S. Bachrach Prize for Career Contributions to the Discipline of Medieval Military History (2014-2017)
Gillingham Article Prize Committee for De re militari:  The Society for Medieval Military History (member, 2009-2012); (chair, 2012-2014)


II.  HISTORICAL SCHOLARSHIP

This section of the c.v. has been subdivided into two areas of active scholarship pursued over the course of a career:  (A) late medieval/early modern Europe;  (B) automotive history and World War I.  Publications, conference papers, and works in progress are all listed within the appropriate subsection.
 

A.  LATE MEDIEVAL/EARLY MODERN EUROPE

PUBLICATIONS

Books

(Collection co-edited with Donald J. Kagay), The Final Argument:  The Imprint of Violence on Society in Medieval and Early Modern Europe  (Rochester, N. Y.:  The Boydell Press, 1998).

(Collection co-edited with Donald J. Kagay), The Circle of War in the Middle Ages: Essays on Medieval Military and Naval History (Rochester, N. Y.:  The Boydell Press, 1999).

(Collection co-edited with Donald J. Kagay), Crusaders, Condottieri, and Cannon : Medieval Warfare in Societies around the Mediterranean, (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2003).                                       

(Collection co-edited with Donald J. Kagay), The Hundred Years War:  A Wider Focus, (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2005).

(Collection co-edited with Donald J. Kagay), The Hundred Years War (Part II): Different Vistas, (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2008).

(Collection-edited with Donald J. Kagay), The Hundred Years War (Part III)): Further Considerations, (Leiden, The Netherlands, Brill: 2013).

Journal Articles

"Putting Don Carlos Together Again:  the Treatment of a Head Injury in Mid-Sixteenth Century Spain," Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. XXVI, No. 2 (Summer 1995), pp. 347-65.

"San Diego de Alcala and the Politics of Saint-making in Counter-Reformation Europe," Catholic Historical Review, Vol. LXXXIII, No. 4 (October, 1997), pp. 691-715.

“The Miracle Book of San Diego de Alcalá, or, the Fifteenth Century Failure to Canonize the First Counter-Reformation Saint,” Mediterranean Studies, The Journal of the Mediterranean Studies Association, No. 10 (April 2002), pp. 9-35.

"The Fragility of Historical Memory: In Pursuit of the Career and Canonization of San Diego de Alcalá," published in the Proceedings 2002, Ohio Academy of History (Ohio Academy of History, 2003), pp. 91-112.

"Machiavelli:  Political Science or Political Satire?  Garrett Mattingly Revisited," Mediterranean Studies, The Journal of the Mediterranean Studies Association, No. 12 (March 2003), pp. 73-101.

"Battle-Seeking, Battle-Avoiding or Perhaps Just Battle-Willing?  Applying the Gillingham Paradigm to Enrique II of Castile," Journal of Medieval Military History, No. VIII, edited by Clifford J. Rogers, Kelly DeVries, and John France (Woodbridge, England, The Boydell Press, 2010), pp.133-66.

 (Co-written with Donald J. Kagay) "Recalling Honor in Spain:  English Poetry in Celebration of the Battle of Najera (1367)," Journal of Medieval Military History, No. XI, edited by Clifford J. Rogers, Kelly DeVries, and John France (Woodbridge, England, The Boydell Press, 2013), pp.131-54.

"War and the Great Schism in the Iberian Peninsula:  The Interrelated Cases of Castile and Portugal," Journal of Medieval Military History, No. XII, edited by Clifford J. Rogers, Kelly DeVries, and John France (Woodbridge, England, The Boydell Press, 2014), pp.217-37.

"Sources Chronicling a Conflict of Medicine and Religion in Sixteenth Century Spain: The 1562 Head Injury of Don Carlos,"  in Mediterranean Studies:  A Journal of Scholarship on the Mediterranean Region and Its Influence (Pennsylvania State University Press, vol. 22, No. 2 (2014): 95-134.


Chapters in Collections

"Pedro the Cruel:  Portrait of a Royal Failure," in  Medieval Iberia:  Essays on the History and Literature of Medieval Spain, Donald J. Kagay and Joseph T. Snow, eds., Iberica Series, vol. 25 (New York:  Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1997), pp. 201-16.

"Deudo, Property, and the Roots of Feudal Violence in late Medieval Castile," in The Final Argument:  The Imprint of Violence on Society in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Donald J. Kagay and L. J. Andrew Villalon, eds. (Rochester, N. Y.:  The Boydell Press, 1998), pp. 55-72.

"Seeking Castles in Spain:  Sir Hugh Calveley and the Free Companies' Intervention in Iberian Warfare (1366-1369),"  Crusaders, Condottierri, and Cannon:  Medieval Warfare in Societies around the Mediterranean, L. J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, eds. (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2003), pp. 305-328.

'Introduction," to The Hundred Years War:  A Wider Focus,  L. J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, eds. (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2005), 1:  xxiii-xlix..

"The Battle of Najera and the Hundred Years War in Spain," in  The Hundred Years War:  A Wider Focus, L. J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, eds., (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2005),  13-74.

"'Cut off their Heads or I'll Cut off Yours':  The Strategy and Tactics of Castile  in the War of the Two Pedros" (1356-1366)," in  The Hundred Years War (Part II):  Different Vistas, L. J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay ,eds. (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2008), pp. 153-82.

"Appendix  I:  A Synopsis of the Hundred Years War," in The Hundred Years War (Part II):  Different Vistas, L. J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, eds. (Leiden, The Netherlands:  Brill, 2008), pp. 403-420.

(Co-written with Donald J. Kagay) "Introduction" to The Hundred Years War (Part III): Further Considerations, L. J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, eds. (Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2013), pp. 1-9.

"Taking the King’s Shilling to Avoid the Wages of Crime:  Royal Pardons for Military Malefactors in the Opening Phases of the Hundred Years War" in The Hundred Years War (Part III): Further Considerations, L. J. Andrew Villalon and Donald J. Kagay, eds. (Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2013), 357-435.

"Don Alvaro de Luna and the Indictment Against Royal Favoritism in Late Medieval Castile,"  chapter 11 in The Emergence of Leon Castile c. 1065-1500, A Festschrift for Joseph P. O'Callaghan, ed. James Todesca (Ashgate Publishing:  Farnham, England, 2015). (In Press).


Encyclopedia Articles

"Machiavelli," in Encyclopedia of the Reformation, ed. Hans Hillerbrand, et. al. (New York:  Oxford University Press, 1996).

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology, ed. Clifford J. Rogers, 3 vols. (Oxford, England:  Oxford University Press, 2010).  Long entries:  Iberian Warfare, 1300-1500 (5600 words); Sources for late medieval Iberian Warfare (3600 words).  Short entries (250-500 words):  Enrique II;  Montiel, battle of; Najera, battle of; Pedro I "the Cruel"; Pero Nino, Count of Buelna; Santiago.
 

Book Reviews

Denise Baker (ed.), Inscribing the Hundred Years' War in French and English Cultures  (SUNY, 2000) reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website July, 2004 at URL:  http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Baker_InscribingWar.htm.

The Catalan Rule of the Templars : A Critical Edition and English Translation from Barcelona, Archivo de la Corona de Aragon, trans. J.M. Upton-Ward, in Studies in the History of Medieval Religion, The Boydell Press, 2003) reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website January, 2005 at URL: http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Upton-Ward_Templars.htm.

Gutierre Diaz de Gamez,  The Unconquered Knight:  A Chronicle of the Deeds of Don Pero Nino, Count of Buelna, trans. and selections by Joan Evans (The Boydell Press, 2004) reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website December, 2005 at URL:  http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Gamez_UnconqKnight.htm                                                                                                                                                                               

Niccolo Machiavelli, The Art of War, translated, edited, and with a Commentary by Christopher Lynch (Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 2003) reviewed for the De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website September, 2007 at URL: http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Machiavelli_Art_Lynch.html

David Murphy, Condottieri 1300-1500:  Infamous Medieval Mercenaries (New York:  Osprey Publishing, 2007) reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website September, 2008 at URL: http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Murphy_Condottiere.htm

Susan Rose, Medieval Ships and Warfare, The International Library (Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2008), reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website June, 2009 at URL: http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Rose_MedievalShipsWarfare.htm

Helen Lacey, The Royal Pardon:  Access to Mercy in Fourteenth Century England, (Woodbridge, England:  The Boydell Press, 2009)., reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website June, 2010 at URL: http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Lacey_RoyalPardon.htm

Robert W. Jones, Bloodied Banners, Martial Display on the Medieval Battlefield (Woodbridge, England:  The Boydell Press, 2010) reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website April, 2011 at URL: http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Jones_BloodiedBanners.htm

David Nicolle, Saladin (New York:  Osprey Publishing, 2007) reviewed for De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History.  Posted on the society's website, August 2011 at URL:  http://www.deremilitari.org/REVIEWS/Nicolle_Saladin.htm

Martin Luther, Luther's Works: Prefaces II (St. Louis, Missouri:  Concordia Publishing House, 2011) in the Sixteenth Century Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies, Vol. XLIV, No. 2 (Summer, 2013), p. 503.

Martin Luther, Luther's Works: Prefaces I (St. Louis, Missouri:  Concordia Publishing House, 2011) in the  Sixteenth Century Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies, Vol. XLIV, No. 3 (Fall, 2013), pp. 847-49. 


Web Publications

"Papal Resignation: What the News Media Left Out," in Not Even Past, The University of Texas at Austin History Department website.
URL:  https://notevenpast.org/papal-resignation-what-news-media-left-out/

"The End of the Lost Generation of World War I:  Last Person Standing" in Not Even Past, The University of Texas at Austin History Department website.
URL:  https://notevenpast.org/the-end-of-the-lost-generation-of-world-war-i-last-person-standing/


Articles/Chapters/Book Reviews Submitted/Accepted for Publication

(Article) "Resigning Popes, Medieval vrs. Modern:  Proper and Improper Precedents for Benedict XVI" (submitted to History Today).

(Chapter) "Leonor de la Vega:  A Noblewoman of Power in Late Medieval Spain" accepted for inclusion in a collection on Women of Power, Theresa Vann, Donald J. Kagay, and L. J. Andrew Villalon, eds. (article completed; volume in preparation).

"The Cardinal Sins and Cardinal Virtues of "El Tercer Rey," Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza:  The Many Faces of a Warrior Churchman in Late Medieval Europe" (Submitted to the Journal of Medieval Military History)


ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

Lectures (Academic)

"Glorious Failures:  the Influence of Forced Retirement on Late Medieval and Renaissance Writing," Presidential Address, 19th Annual Texas Medieval Association Conference, Austin, Texas (October 2009).

Conference Papers/Roundtables/Workshops

"Don Carlos, Unfortunate Prince of Spain:  A Study of Historical Mythologizing," presented in a panel entitled "The Myth of History and the History of Myth," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (October 1985).

"Mayorazgo and Aristocratic Property Holding in Late Medieval Castile," presented in a panel entitled "Real Estate in Pre-Industrial Europe:  The Cases of Bruges, Dijon, and the Castilian Nobility," 21st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1986).

"Machiavelli:  Political Science or Political Satire?  Garrett Mattingly Revisited," presented in a panel entitled "Machiavelli," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Concordia College, St. Louis, Missouri (October 1986).

"Cardinal Sins and Cardinal Virtues in the Spanish Renaissance:  The Case of 'El Tercer Rey' Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza," presented in a panel entitled "Political Biography," Central Renaissance Conference St. Louis, Missouri (March 1987).

"Putting Don Carlos Together Again:  Treatment of a Head Injury in Mid-Sixteenth Century Spain," presented in a panel entitled "Early Modern Medicine," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, St. Louis, Missouri (October 1988).

"Pedro the Cruel:  Portrait of a Royal Failure," presented in a panel entitled "The Craft of Kingship in the Medieval Iberian States," 24th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1989).

"Foreign Intervention in 'Another' Spanish Civil War:  The Battle of Najera Revisited," presented in a panel entitled "A Clash of Arms:  Warfare and Siegecraft in Medieval Iberia," 25th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1990).

"Cardinal Sins and Cardinal Virtues in Late Medieval Castile:  The Case of 'El Tercer Rey':  Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza," presented in a panel entitled "Medieval Spain," Sixth Annual Conference of the Medieval Association of the Midwest, Newberry Library, Chicago (September 1990).

"Machiavelli, the Wheel of Fortune, and the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference,"  presented in a panel entitled "The Past, Patronage, and Prophecy in Italian Art and Literature," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 1991).

"Deudo, Property, and the Roots of Feudal Violence in late Medieval Castile," presented in a panel entitled "the Roots of Feudal Violence in Medieval Europe," 27th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1992).

"Machiavelli, Marx, and the Opiate of the Masses or An Anthropologist at Large in the Renaissance" presented in a panel entitled "Secularist Views of Sixteenth Century Religion," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, St. Louis, Missouri (December 1993).

"How Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth is a Thankless Brother":  Henry II "de las mercedes,"  Don Tello de Aguilar, and the so-called Mercedes Enriquenas," presented in a panel entitled "The Web of Feudal Relations in Medieval Iberia," 29th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1994).

"'What it Costs for a Canonization - more or less!':  San Diego de Alcala  and the Politics of Saint-making in Counter-Reformation Europe," presented in a panel entitled "Ecclesiology, Sainthood, and History in the Catholic Reformation," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada (October 1994).

"Would you buy a used war horse from this man?":  A Re-evaluation of the Mid-fourteenth Century Castilian Chronicler, Pedro Lopez de Ayala" presented in a panel entitled "The Question of Accuracy in Medieval Iberian Sources," 30th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1995).

"Glorious Failures:  the Influence of Forced Retirement on Renaissance Writing" presented in a panel entitled "Biography, Autobiography, and Identity," at a meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, (October 1996).

"Murder, Rapine, Extortion, Corruption, Peculation, Presumption, and Bad Counsel -- and Besides, He Dabbles in Sorcery!:  An Aristocratic Indictment of Royal Favorites in Late Medieval Castile" presented in a panel entitled "The Struggle Between the Crown and Nobility in Medieval Iberia I," at the 32th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1997).

"The Miracle Book of San Diego de Alcala and the Fifteenth Century Failure to Canonize the First Counterreformation Saint", presented in a panel entitled "Miracles and Saints in Medieval Iberia," at the 33th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1998).

"Conflicting Views on Sainthood and the Canonization of Diego de Alcala:  A Working Paper" presented in a panel entitled "Sainthood in Reformation Europe" at a meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada (October 1998).

"Seeking 'Castles in Spain':  Sir Hugh Calveley and the Mid-Fourteenth Century Intervention of the 'Free Companies' in Iberian Warfare" presented in a panel entitled "The Hundred Years War in Spain" at the 34th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1999).

"The War of the Two Pedros:  A Brief Overview," for presented in a panel entitled "The War of the Two Pedros (1356-1366)" at the 35th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2000).

"A Conflict of Laws:  The Legal Basis of Mayorazgo in Late Medieval Castile,"  presented in a panel entitled "Law and Society in Medieval Iberia" at the 36th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2001).

"On the Trail of the First Counter-Reformation Saint:  A Roundabout Route to the Career and Canonization of San Diego de Alcala” presented in a panel entitled "The Fragility of Historical Memory" at the annual meeting of the Ohio Academy of History, Union Terminal Museum Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (April 2002).

"A Conflict of Right Against Right:  Realities and Rules of Editing (Mediating ?) an Academic Collection," presented in a panel  entitled "Bearding the Dragon:  Organizing, Editing, and Publishing Collections of Essays" (sponsored by Brill Academic Publishers and Medieval Institute Publications) at the 38th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2003).

"Cut off Their Heads--Or I'll Cut Off Yours:  The Strategy and Tactics of Castile in the War of the Two Pedros" (1356-1366)," presented in a session entitled "A Strategy of Unending Conflict:  The War of the Two Pedros" at the 39th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2004).                                                                                  

"The Wages of Waging War:  Sir Hugh Calveley and the Military Foundations of  a Fourteenth Century Fortune"  presented in a session at the 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2005).

"Taking the King's Shilling to Avoid the Wages of Crime:  The Use of Royal Pardons as a Recruiting Tool in the Hundred Years War" presented in a session at the 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2006).

"Cardinal Sins and Cardinal Virtues in Late Medieval Spain:  The Case of  Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza," presented in a session of the Texas Medieval Association (TEMA), Baylor University  (October 2006).

"The War of the Two Pedro's and the Rise of a Leading Trastamaran Noble House or Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza's Decision to Switch Sides," presented in session 579 entitled “The Far Ranging Effects of Medieval Warfare:  Captains, Crusaders, and Aristocratic Families” at the 42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2007).

The War of the Two Pedros (1356-1366):  The Effects of Conflict on Castilian Nobles and Noble Houses," at the annual meeting of the Texas Medieval Association (TEMA),  Texas A&M University, (October 2007).

"1555, A Very Good Year for  San Diego de Alcalá or  Achieving Sainthood by Increments," at the annual meeting of the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC), Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 2007).

"Battle Seeking or Battle Avoiding?  Applying the "Gillingham Paradigm" to the War of the Two Pedros (1356-1366) and the Castilian Civil War (1366-1369)," at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan ( May 2008).

"1346:  It was a Very Good Year--for English Military Pardons," at the 19th meeting of the Texas Medieval Association (TEMA) (Lubbock, Texas, October, 2008).

"Leonor de la Vega:  A Noblewoman of Power in Late Medieval Spain," at  the 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2009).

"Battle Seeking, Battle Avoiding--Or Somewhere In Between? The Military Career of Enrique II of Castile," at the 21st meeting of the International Medieval Congress University of Leeds, England (July 2009) (delivered in absentia).        

"Edward III's Military Pardons in the Opening Stages of the Hundred Years War and Some Problems of Doing English Military History through the Calendar of Patent Rolls," Conference on England's Wars, 1272--1399, at the Soldiers Conference, University of Reading, England (July 2009) (delivered in absentia).

"Pedro Lopez de Ayala: The Defects of an Eyewitness Observer," delivered in a panel entitled "Eye(s) Have Witnessed: Observing and Reporting in Medieval Texts," at the 20th Annual Conference of the Texas Medieval Association, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas  (September, 2010).

Panelist in a roundtable entitled What's New in Medieval Military History?, at the 20th Annual Conference of the Texas Medieval Association, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas  (September, 2010).

"Najera (April 3, 1367): Ayala, Froissart, the Chandos Herald, and Difficulties Involved in Chronicling a Medieval Battle," at  the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May, 2011).

"Post-Mortem Career of an Obscure Medieval Franciscan Friar who would become the First Counter-Reformation Saint," at the 21st Annual Conference of the Texas Medieval Association, Baylor University, Waco, Texas  (September/October, 2011).

"Strengths and Weaknesses of a Late Medieval Chronicler: Pedro Lorffffger455pez de Ayala and the Historiography of Fourteenth Century Castile" at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May, 2012).

"Machiavelli in Hell?:  The Religion (or lack thereof) of Niccolo Machiavelli" at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Texas Medieval Association meeting at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas  (October, 2012).

"Imitation, the Sincerest Form of Flattery": Plagiarism or a Second Source?  Unraveling the Tale of Two Major Medical Accounts in Early Modern Spain" at the Sixteenth Century Society Conference meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio (October, 2012).

"Military Considerations Dictating Papal Allegiance in the Great Schism:  The Interrelated Cases of Castile, Portugal, and England" at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies meeting  Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May, 2013).

"Resigning Popes:  Medieval and Modern:  What the Media Didn't Tell Us!" at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Texas Medieval Association, West Texas A&M University, Canyon Texas (September, 2013).

"(Corrected Title) "Legislation and the Financing of War:  The None-Too-Enlightening Case of  Castile in the War of the Two Pedros (1356-1366) at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies meeting, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May, 2014).

"Niccolo Machiavelli: Virtu vrs. Fortuna and the Turning Wheel of Fortune," at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Texas Medieval Association, North Texas University, Denton Texas (October, 2014).

"The Fine Art of Preface Writing Or the Monk of Wittenberg’s Hit List" for the annual  Sixteenth Century Society and Conference Meeting at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana (October, 2014).


Lectures/Conference Papers/Roundtables/Workshops (Proposed/Accepted for Presentation)

"Royal Women at War in late Fourteenth Century Castile," for the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies meeting, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May, 2014).


WORK- IN-PROGRESS /PROJECTED

Books 

Monograph:  (with Donald J. Kagay) The Anatomy of a Medieval Battle, Najera (April 3, 1367) The Black Prince's Pyrrhic Victory (Under contract with Brill, currently submitted to readers, ETA 2015)

Monograph:  (with Donald J. Kagay) The War of the Two Pedros (working title) (In progress)

Monograph:  San Diego de Alcala:  The Process and Politics of Saint-making in Late Medieval and Counter-Reformation Europe  (In progress)

Monograph:
 Biography (untitled) of  the fourteenth century English captain, Sir Hugh Calveley.  (Projected for the future)

Collection:  (Co-edited with Theresa Vann and Donald J. Kagay), Women of Power in Medieval Europe (Projected for the future)
 

                                                                                                                                   Articles

"Portrait of a King or Apology of a Traitor?  Pedro Lopez de Ayala's Cronica del Rey Don Pedro I"  (in preparation)

"How Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth:  The Rise and Fall of the House of Tello and the Royal Use of Mayorazgo in Late Medieval Castile" (in preparation)

 "For the Sake of the Patrimony:  The Development of Mayorazgo in Late Medieval Castile" (in preparation)


Book Reviews

The Medieval Hero on Screen:  Representations from Beowulf to Buffy, ed. Martha W. Driver and Sid Ray (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2002) for the De re militari website.

Graham Cushway, Edward III and the War at Sea:  The English Navy 1327-1377 (The Boydell Press, 2011) for the De re militari website.



LIBRARIES/ARCHIVES/RESEARCH FACILITIES EXTENSIVELY UTILIZED

University of Cincinnati Libraries (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Beineke Library (Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut)
Archivo Historico Nacional (Madrid, Spain)
Real Academia de la Historia (Madrid, Spain)
Biblioteca Nacional (Madrid, Spain)
Archivo General de Simancas (Simancas, Spain)
Hispanic Society of America (New York City)
Public Library of Hamilton County (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Real Biblioteca de el Escorial (San Lorenzo del Escorial, Spain)
Archivio di Stato (Venice, Italy)
Archivio Segreto Vaticano (Rome, Italy)
University of Texas Libraries  (Perry Castaneda and Benson) (Austin, Texas)

B.  AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY/HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I

PUBLICATIONS

Articles (Refereed Journals)

"Locomobile's Locomotives," Automotive History Review (Winter 1979):  5-9.

(with Professor Jame Laux) "Steaming Through New England with Locomobile," British Journal of Transport History (September 1979):  65-82.

Articles (Non-refereed Journals)

"The Locomobile Limousines of General Black Jack Pershing," [part 1] Army Motors (June 1979):  4-8.

"The Locomobile Limousines of General Black Jack Pershing," [part 2] Army Motors (July 1979):  11-16.

"The Birth of an Early Automobile Company," Bulb Horn (April-June 1981):  11-21.

"Strategies for Success and Survival in a Changing Market:  The Locomobile Company of America (1899-1905)," [part 1] Bulb Horn (July-September 1986):  16-28.

"Strategies for Success and Survival in a Changing Market:  The Locomobile Company of America (1899-1905)," [part 2] Bulb Horn (October-December 1986):  12-22.

"Walker's 'War Car',  A Study of American Military Response to Technological Innovation (1900-1901)," Bulb Horn (October-December 1989): 17-25.

Reprints

"Steaming Through New England with Locomobile" (see above):  Reprinted in Automotive History Review (Summer 1981):  2-9.

"Steaming Through New England with Locomobile":  Reprinted in Colin Chant (ed.), Sources for the Study of Science, Technology and Everyday Life (1870-1950) (London, 1988), 2:39-54.

"Steaming Through New England with Locomobile":  Reprinted in Theodore Baker (ed.), Motor Transport (Aldeshot, 1996).

"Steaming Through New England with Locomobile":  Reprinted in Margaret Walsh  (ed.), Motor Transport: Studies in Transport History (Ashgate, 1997).

Articles (Submitted)

"The Long Journey of a World War I film, Paths of Glory or the Finest Movie never Nominated for an Academy Award" (Submitted to Film & History Fall, 2013).
 

LECTURES/PAPERS

"Otto von Bismarck, "Kaiser Bill", and the Significance of the Year 1890," the Neill-Cochran House Museum Modern Times Lecture Series (November 2011).

WORK- IN-PROGRESS 

Monograph:  "Paths of Glory:  The Finest Film Never Nominated for an Academy Award"

Article:  "The Detritus of Battle:  the Fate of America's Surplus Motor Vehicles after the First World War (1918-1922)

Monograph:  The Detritus of Battle:  the Fate of America's Surplus Motor Vehicles after the First World War (1918-1922). 

Monograph:  From the Most to the Finest:  A History of the Locomobile Company of America.
 

LIBRARIES/ARCHIVES/RESEARCH FACILITIES

Historical Collections, Bridgeport Public Library (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
Tarrytown Historical Society (Tarrytown, New York)
University of Cincinnati Libraries
Public Library of Hamilton County (Cincinnati)
New York Public Library
Philadelphia Free Library
 

 

III.  PUBLIC WRITINGS/PAPERS RELATED TO UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS

Reports

The AAUP Report on the "Nichols Case":  A University Victimized by "PC" Myth-Mongers, 1994.  (Originally published in 1994 through photocopying by ABCD Printing.  Now available on the website.  A copy is available in the Library of Congress.)

    vol. 1:  Text
    vol. 2:  Documents

Report on the Curriculum Vitae submitted by Dr. George Reid to University College in 1994 in Support of his Application for Tenure and Academic Rank (prepared to reflect the views of the University College historians sitting on Dr. Reid's Peer Review Panel, published through photocopying by ABCD Printing (May 1995) and on the web (November, 2000).

Addendum A to the Report on the Curriculum Vitae submitted by Dr. George Reid to University College in 1994 in Support of his Application for Tenure and Academic Rank, published through photocopying by ABCD Printing (June 1995) and on the web (November, 2000).

Conference Paper

"The Nichols Case:  A University Victimized by "PC" Myth-Mongers" delivered to the fall conference of the Society of Ohio Archivists meeting at Union Terminal in Cincinnati (September 1994).

AAUP Seminar

Seminar on "The Nichols Case and the Problems of Academic Freedom," conducted at a two-day AAUP retreat held in Grailville (April, 1997).

 

IV.  MISCELLANEOUS


Assistant Director, Second Annual University of Cincinnati Yucatan Fieldtrip for Students and Faculty, sponsored by the Department of Geography and Latin American Studies (Spring, 1988).

Assistant Director, Fourth Annual University of Cincinnati Yucatan Fieldtrip for Students and Faculty, sponsored by the Department of Geography and Latin American Studies (Spring, 1990).

Co-director, Fifth Annual University of Cincinnati Yucatan Field Trip for Students and Faculty, sponsored by the Department of Geography and Latin American Studies (March 1991).

Founding member of "De re militari":  the Society for the Study of Medieval Military Affairs, established at the 26th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 1991).

Guest Lecturer on Spanish history on the Cunard Liner, Vistafjord, during a cruise from Hamburg to Barcelona (July 1992).  Title of lecture: "Spain, Portugal, and Morocco:  A Gallop Through the Centuries."

Attended and addressed the Ohio State Conference of the AAUP as recipient of the Robert E. Kennedy Award for promotion of Academic Freedom (April, 1994).  The award was conferred for an AAUP investigation at the University of Cincinnati which generated a two-volume study entitled The AAUP Report on the "Nichols Case":  A University Victimized by "PC" Myth-Mongers.

Guest lecturer on Caribbean history on the Cunard Liner, Queen Elizabeth II, during a cruise through the eastern Caribbean (December, 1994-January, 1995).  Title of lecture:  "Barbados:  English Island in a Spanish Sea."

Participated in presenting a session at the University of Cincinnati All-University Faculty Retreat (October, 1996) with Professors Robert South of the Geography Department and Ann Twinam of the History Department, entitled "Cruising Cerebrally:  Historians on the Love Boat and South to the Yucatan: Developing International Field Trips." 

Delivered a talk on "Glorious Failures: Forced Retirement and Renaissance Writing" at Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremonies, University of Texas at Austin (February 2009).

Successful Nomination of Lindsey Carmichael for Dean's Special Scholarship Award, University of Texas at Austin (2011).

Delivered a talk on "Resigning Popes:  Medieval and Modern:  What the Media didn't Tell Us!" at the Tejas Coffee, University of Texas at Austin (March 2013).

Delivered a lecture on "Glorious Failures: he Influence of Forced Retirement on Late Medieval and Renaissance Writing" at the spring meeting of the Magna Charta Society (June, 2014).

Principal author of by-laws for De re militari:  Society for the Study of Medieval Military History (Fall, 2014).

 

STUDENT COUNSELING/DIRECTED READINGS CLASSES

Yale Freshman Counsellorship (1967-68)

Participated in the Student Apprentice program working on a project with history major, William Matthew Kennedy, dealing with the historical background for the film Paths of Glory  (Autumn 2007).

Special topics course on World War I aircraft, Weimar period art, and the rise of Nazism for senior history major John Torres (Spring 2008).

Senior thesis director for history major, Ashley Keller, in the Bridging Disciplines Program.  The thesis compares treatment of South American Indian Populations in the Spanish colonial and modern periods (2008-2009).

Directed Readings class on WW1, centering on the historical background of the film Paths of Glory, William Matthew Kennedy (Autumn semester, 2008).

Senior thesis director for Vanessa Cooper’s Plan II thesis dealing with the historical development and role of soccer in Spain.  (2008-2009).

Senior thesis director for Daniel Mendez Lewis's Plan II thesis dealing with the role of wealth in politics in three historically important cases (Crassus, Cosimo de Medici, Nathan Rothschild) (Autumn, 2011).

Special topics course on World War I for Milton  Rojas (Spring 2014).


LANGUAGE STUDY (OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS)

Yale Summer Language Institute:  Beginning Spanish (1962) (credit); German Reading (1964) (audit).
Alliance Francaise (Paris):  Intermediate French (Summer 1963) (audit).
University of Vienna (Summer Campus, Strobl, Austria):  Beginning German (1965) (credit).
Mexico City University:  Intermediate Spanish (1966) (credit).
University of Cincinnati:  Intensive Beginning Latin (1984-85) (15 credit hours).
University of Cincinnati (Raymond Walters Branch):  Intermediate German (1996-97, 1998-99, 2003-2004) (audit).
University of Cincinnati (Department of Romance Languages and Literature):  Beginning Conversational Italian (2004-2005) (audit).
 

ELECTRONIC APPENDICES TO THE CV

Appendix A:   CV of Academic Work at the University of Texas at Austin

Appendix B:  Conference Panels Chaired /Organized for Historical Conferences 

Appendix C:  Seminar Presentations at the University of Cincinnati (UC)

Appendix D:  UC Faculty Forum Website (maintained by LJA Villalon: 1995-2005)
 

Appendix E:  UC Service (1987-2003)