CHARLES MICHAEL RADDING
Medieval cultural history, with a specializion on the
scholarly disciplines in the period between the tenth
and thirteenth centuries.
A.B., University of Chicago, 1967
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1973
Dissertation: The Administration of the Aids in
Teaching Positions Held
Current position: Professor of History,
Michigan State University,
Assistant/Associate Professor of History, Loyola University of Chicago,
Visiting Associate Professor of History, Northwestern University,
Adjunct Professor of History, Herbert H. Lehman College, City
of New York, Fall 1974
Assistant Professor of History, Lewis and Clark College, Portland,
Honors and Fellowships
Member, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton NJ), School of
Visiting Professor, Universities of Bergen and Oslo, Sponsored by
Research Council of Norway, Aug/Sept. 2000
Mitarbeiter, Monumenta Germaniae Historica, 1998-
The Age of Paris and Bologna: Masters, Schools, and Studia
and Twelfth- Century Europe. NEH Fellowship for University
Irnerius to Azo: The First Century of Legal Studies at
Summer grant from the Renaissance Center of the Newberry Library, 1987.
The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence. Rome
Prize (Mellon Fellowship)
American Academy in Rome, 1985-86.
The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence. American
Cognition and Society in the Middle Ages, 400-1200.
for the Humanities Fellowship, 1979-1980.
The Corpus Iuris Civilis in the Middle Ages: Manuscripts
and Transmission from the Sixth
Century to the Juristic Revival, (with
Antonio Ciaralli, University of Perugia) (Brill, 2006)
Alberic of Monte Cassino and Berengar of Tours: Theology,
Politics in the Eucharistic Controversy, 1078-79, (with
(Columbia University Press, 2003).
Dai "iudices sacri palatii" allo studio di Bologna. Gli
origini di giurisprudenza
medioevale [Revised and expanded edition of Origins
Jurisprudence], forthcoming from the Istituto Storico
il Medio Evo, Rome.
Editor and trans. of Armando Petrucci, Writing and Reading in
Italy. (Yale University Press, 1995).
Medieval Architecture, Medieval Learning. Builders and
Masters in the
Age of Romanesque and Gothic (with William W. Clark, Dept. of
Queens College) (Yale University Press, 1992; paperback ed. 1994).
The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence: Pavia and Bologna,
(Yale University Press, 1988). Awarded 1988 ACHA Howard R. Marraro
for best book in Italian history.
A World Made by Men: Cognition and Society 400-1200
of North Carolina Press, 1985).
- Legal Theory and Practice in Eleventh-Century Italy,
Law and History, 23 (2003): 377-81.
The Corpus Iuris Civilis in the Middle Ages. A case
study in historiography
and medieval history. (with Antonio Ciaralli, Dept. of Paleography,
of Verona) Zeitschrift der Savigny Stiftung für
Romanistische Abteilung vol 117 (2000): 274-310.
"Legal manuscripts in eleventh-century Italy: from royal edict to
compilation," in Organizing the Written Word: Scripts,
Texts. Proceedings of the First Utrecht Symposium on Medieval Literacy
"Individuals confront tradition: scholars in eleventh- and
Europe," The European Legacy (MIT Press),
"Petre te appellat Martinus. Eleventh-century
as seen through the glosses of Walcausus," in La Giustizia
medioevo II (secoli IX-XI), XLIVa Settimana di Studio sull'Alto
Spoleto, 11-17 aprile 1996 (Spoleto, 1997): 827-61.
Entries on "Cathedral Schools" and "Universities" in Encyclopedia
Medieval France (Garland Press, 1995).
"Vatican Latin 1406, Mommsen Ms. S, and the
Reception of the Digest
in the Middle Ages," Zeitschrift der Savigny Stiftung
Romanistische Abteilung 110 (1993): 501-51.
"Fortune and her Wheel: The Meaning of a Medieval Symbol," Mediaevistik.
Internationale Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre
5 (1992): 129-40.
"The Geography of Learning in Early Eleventh-Century Europe: Lanfranc
Bec and Berengar of Tours Revisited," Bullettino
Italiano per il Medio Evo e Archivio Muratoriano 98 (1992):
"Legal Science 1000-1200: The Invention of a Discipline," Rivista
Storia del Diritto Italiano 63 (1990).
"Abélard et le batisseur de Saint-Denis: Études
dans l'histoire des disciplines [Abelard and the Builder of St.-Denis:
Parallel Studies in the History of Disciplines]" (with William W.
E. S. C. (1988): 1263-90.
"Antropologia e storia ovvero il vestito nuovo dell'Imperatore"
and History or The Emperor's New Clothes"], Quaderni
57 (Dec. 1984) pp. 971-984.
"Superstition to Science: Nature, Fortune, and the Passing of the
Ordeal," American Historical Review, 1979.
"The Evolution of Medieval Mentalities: A Cognitive-Structural
Historical Review, 1978.
"Royal Tax Revenues in Late Fourteenth Century France," Traditio,
"The Administrators of the Aids in Normandy, 1360-1380," in Order
Innovation in the Middle Ages: Essays in Honor of Joseph Strayer,
Princeton University Press, 1976).
"The Estates of Normandy and the Revolts in the Towns at the Beginning
of the Reign of Charles VI," Speculum, 1972.
Works in Progress
"The Origins of Bracton's `Addicio de Cartis'," Speculum,
The Recensio Walcausina of the Liber Legis Langobardorum,
published by the Monumenta Germaniae Historica