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Michael Lovano
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Michael Lovano

Assistant Professor of History

Michael Lovano has served as the Europeanist among the history faculty at St. Norbert College since 2000. His teaching interests center on Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval Europe and the Byzantine Empire. Before coming to SNC, Lovano taught at Pepperdine University and UCLA, and led overseas summer programs in Rome for both UCLA and Loyola Marymount University/Loyola University Chicago. Lovano was honored by SNC in 2009 with the Leonard Ledvina Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  • HIST 112 Western Civilization I: From the Bronze Age to the Renaissance
  • HIST 113 Western Civilization II: Early Modern and Modern Europe
  • HIST 326/CLAS 326 The History of Ancient Greece
  • HIST 328/CLAS 328 The History of Ancient Rome
  • HIST 329 The History of Medieval Europe
  • HIST 331 The History of the Byzantine Empire
  • HIST 350 Modern European History

  • B.A. – Loyola Marymount University
  • M.A. – University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ph.D. – University of California, Los Angeles

  • Political biography in ancient times
  • Civil war and propaganda in ancient times
  • Cultural history of ancient/medieval times
  • Intellectual history of ancient/medieval times
  • Classical historiography
  • Ancient archaeology
  • Ancient/medieval architecture
  • Ancient numismatics

The World of Ancient Greece: A Daily Life Encyclopedia

All Things Julius Caesar: An Encyclopedia of Caesar’s World and Legacy

The Age of Cinna: Crucible of Late Republican Rome

“Annals of Imperial Rome by Tacitus” (Classical Literature and Its Times)

“Rome: A Story of Conflict” (The Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World)