Bradford Smith, Ph.D. 1992, Oglethorpe University Professor of History, has started his fourth term as division chair. He completed his term as Recording Secretary for the Society for Reformation Research, where he had the good fortune to serve with the current President, fellow Emory alum Mack Holt.
His recent paper presentations include, “Was there a Theology of Confessionalization?” at SCSC in Montreal in October; and “Staging the Thirty Years’ War: Jesuit Drama and the Politics of the Catholic League” at the AMCRS conference in Tempe, AZ in February. He has a book chapter “Crossing the Boundaries of the Civic, the Natural, and the Supernatural in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe,” in the next volume in the series Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (Brepols). In October 2010, he took four undergraduates, including two of his honors students, to present papers at an undergraduate conference sponsored by the ACMRS.