Tal Howard is Professor of History and the Humanities and holder of the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Ethics at Valparaiso University. He is the author of "Religion and the Rise of Historicism" (Cambridge, 2000) and "Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University" (Oxford, 2006). His articles and reviews have appeared in various journals, including the American Historical Review, Church History, Journal of the History of Ideas, History of Universities, The National Interest, Modern Age, Christian Century, and Books & Culture. In 2003-04, he served as a Senior Carey Fellow in the Erasmus Institute at the University of Notre Dame.
As a scholar in World War I, Dr. Howard will present on the impacts that the Great War had on the Balkans at our Center in conjunction with the Balkans Semester for the Study of War and Peace.