Forum and Colloquium Chair
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Andrew Steck is a Ph.D. candidate in early medieval history, specializing in the history of Rome and the papacy, with further research interests in manuscript studies.  His dissertation, supervised by Michael E. Moore, explains the importance of popular participation by the early medieval populus Romanus to the socio-religious and political workings of the papacy in the period from c.600-c.900.  Andrew has previously conducted summer research at the American Academy in Rome and the Pontifical Institute for Medieval Studies, while pursuing a diploma in manuscript studies from PIMS under the direction of M. Michèle Mulchahey.  He holds a B.A. from Winona State University, and M.A. degrees from the University of St. Thomas and Villanova University.

Selected Awards:

Graduate Student Services Award, Villanova University College of Arts and Sciences (2012).

Travel Grant, Department of History and School of Graduate Studies, Villanova University (2012).

Travel/Research Grant, Department of Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas (2010).