Jan van Doren
Jan is a sixth year Ph. D. student specializing in early medieval European history. His dissertation "Corruption in the Carolingian Empire and the Post-Carolingian Kingdoms, 800-1100" is a cultural history of justice from the ninth to eleventh century, as approached through the lense of judicial corruption. He is broadly interested in the conceptualization of justice, power, authority and their inverses in this time period, and how such concepts apply to legal, religious and political practice.
“De Divortio et de Resignatione: A Case of Carolingian Legal Precedent?”, Law | Book | Culture in the Medieval West, Thomas Gobbitt (ed.) (under review, forthcoming, Leiden, Brill, 2019)
"In gesprek met Gregorius: een achtste-eeuws fragment van de Dialogen van Gregorius de Grote // In conversation with Gregory: An eighth-century manuscript fragment of the Dialogues of Gregory the Great" in: Parkement in Stukken // Parchment in Pieces, Bart Jaski (ed) (Hilversum, Verloren, 2018)
Jan received his B.A. in History in 2010 (cum laude), his rM.A. in Medieval Studies in 2012 (cum laude), and his M.A. in Teaching History and Civics in 2013, all from Utrecht University in the Netherlands. In 2015, he then received his M.A. in History from Princeton University with a majors field in Europe in the Early Middle Ages (Helmut Reimitz) and two minor fields, Europe in the High Middle Ages (William Chester Jordan) and the Late Antique and Early Medieval Middle East (John Haldon and Jack Tannous).