David Gary Shaw

Associate Editor of History and Theory

Professor of History, Wesleyan University

gshaw@wesleyan.edu


Professor Shaw received his BA in history and philosophy from McGill University and his DPhil in history from Oxford University.

He is the author of The Creation of a Community (1993) and Necessary Conjunctions: The Social Self in Medieval England (2005). He co-edited The Return of Science: Evolution, History and Theory (2002) with Philip Pomper. His current research interests include historical agency and the nature of the self in the Middle Ages. He is writing a book on elite travelers and the circulation of ideas in later medieval Europe.


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