Kenneth Jorgensen

Department:History and Political Science
Background:B.A. Gonzaga University
M.A. Gonzaga University
M. Phil Columbia University
Ph.D Columbia University
Office:Aquinas, Room 214
Phone:(203) 773 - 8551
  • HI 111 Western Civilization I
  • HI 112 Western Civilization II
  • HI 302 Women and Society in Early Modern Europe
  • HI 304 History through Biography
  • HI 315 Nineteenth Century Europe
  • HI 316 Twentieth Century Europe

My research interests center on Medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation History, Reformation and Counter-Reformation Theology as well as the various roles of women in Early Modern Europe.

Publications & Awards

A sampling of my publications include:

"Is It `Worth Giving Up Cigars'?: An Age-Old Mystery," published as "Vale la pena di smetterla con i sigari? Un annoso mistero," trans. Franco LaPolla, in Star Trek: Il Cielo È il Limite, ed. Franco LaPolla. Torino: Lindau, 1998. 115-124.

Co-authored (with Jerome H. Delamater), "Proto- cinematic Imagery and the Development of Film Narrative," published as "A Imagética Proto- cinemática e o Desenvolvimento da Narrativa Fílmica," translated by Jorge M. Rosa. Revista de Comunicação e Linguagens, [Universidade Nova de Lisboa], no. 23 (1996).

Article on the Somascans in the Encyclopedia of the Reformation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Vol. 4:87-88.

"The Theatines," in Religious Orders of the Catholic Reformation, ed. Richard L. DeMolen. New York: Fordham University Press, 1994.

"`Love Conquers All': The Conversion, Asceticism, and Altruism of St. Catherine of Genoa," in Renaissance Society and Culture: Essays in Honor of Eugene F. Rice, Jr., ed. John Monfasani and Ronald G. Musto. New York: Italica Press, 1991.


Kenneth Jorgensen