Contributions: Martín Alvira Cabrer
Martín Alvira Cabrer is Associate Professor in the Department of Medieval History at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. His works include Las Navas de Tolosa, 1212: Idea, liturgia, y memoria de la batalla (Madrid, 2012) and Muret 1213: La batalla decisiva de la Cruzada contra los Cataros (Barcelona, 2008), as well as the edition of the documents of Peter II of Aragon (6 vols., Zaragoza, 2010).
Contributions: Janna Bianchini
Janna Bianchini is Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland and the author of The Queen’s Hand: Power and Authority in the Reign of Queen Berenguela of Castile (Philadelphia, 2012). Her articles have appeared widely in such journals as Early Medieval Europe, the English Historical Review, and the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies.
Contributions: Thomas E. Burman
Thomas Burman is Professor of History and Director of the MARCO Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is the author of Religious Polemic and the Intellectual History of the Mozarabs (Leiden, 1994) and Reading the Qur’an in Latin Christendom (Philadelphia, 2009), which won the Jacque Barun Prize in Cultural History.
Contributions: Sam Zeno Conedera
Sam Zeno Conedera, S.J., is a Jesuit Scholastic at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, a former Visiting Professor in the Department of History at Santa Clara University, and the author of the recent Ecclesiastical Knights from Fordham University Press (2015). His current research investigates the early history of the Society of Jesus.
Contributions: Miguel Gómez
Miguel Gómez is Lecturer in History at the University of Dayton, and is finishing a manuscript on the crusade of Las Navas de Tolosa. His articles have appeared in the Anuario de la Historia de la Iglesia, and in 2012 he edited a special volume of the Journal
of Medieval Iberian Studies about the campaign of Las Navas de Tolosa.
Contributions: Kyle C. Lincoln
Kyle C. Lincoln is Visiting Assistant Professor at Kalamazoo College. His articles have appeared in the Anuario de la Historia de la Iglesia and the Revista Chilena de Estudios Medeivales. His doctoral thesis investigated the Church in the Kingdom of Castile during the reign of Alfonso VIII of Castile.
Contributions: Joseph F. O'Callaghan
Joseph F. O'Callaghan is Professor Emeritus of History at Fordham University, and the author of numerous volumes on the history of medieval Spain—including his groundbreaking A History of Medieval Spain (New York, 1975). His most recent work includes a trilogy of studies investigating the complex nature of crusading in medieval Spain (Philadelphia, 2003‒2014).
Contributions: Teofilo Ruiz
Teofilo Ruiz is Distinguished Professor of History at UCLA and, in 2011, was awarded the National Humanities Medal for his work on medieval Spain. He is the author of numerous volumes and studies, including From Heaven to Earth: The Reordering of Castilian Society, 1150‒1350 (Princeton, 2004) Spain’s Centuries of Crisis: 1300‒1474 (Oxford, 2007), and A King Travels (Princeton, 2012).
Contributions: Miriam Shadis
Miriam Shadis is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, and the author of the recent Berenguela of Castile (1180‒1246) and Her Family: Political Women in the High Middle Ages (New York, 2009) and her articles have appeared in journals such as History Compass and the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies.
Contributions: Damian J. Smith
Damian J. Smith is Professor of History at Saint Louis University. His works include Innocent III and the Crown of Aragon (Aldershot, 2004), Crusade, Heresy, and Inquisition in the Lands of the Crown of Aragon (Leiden, 2010), and the English-language translation, with Helena Buff ery, of the Llibre dels Feits of James I of Aragon (Aldershot, 2003).
Contributions: James J. Todesca
James J. Todesca is Associate Professor of History at Armstrong Atlantic State University. His many studies investigate the economic developments of the Kingdom of Castile, and he is author of Forging Castile-León: Lordship, Economy and Culture along a Medieval Frontier and editor of The Emergence of León-Castile: Essays Presented to J. F. O’Callaghan (Farnham, 2015).
Contributions: Carlos de Ayala Martinez
Carlos de Ayala Martinez holds a chair in Medieval History in the Department of Ancient and Medieval History, Palaeography, and Diplomatic of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is the author of many monographs, including Las órdenes militares hispáncias en la Edad Media (Madrid, 2003) and Sacerdocio y reino en la España Altomedieval (Madrid, 2008).