IV Congreso Internacional
Historia a Debate
Santiago de Compostela, 15-19 de diciembre de 2010
MICHAEL T. MARTIN
551 Animas View Drive 210 Noble Hall
Unit #9 1000 Rim Road
Durango, CO 81301 Fort Lewis College
home: 970-403-2606 Durango, CO 81301
firstname.lastname@example.org fax: 970-247-7127
Coordinator, John F. Reed
Honors Program 2007-present Fort Lewis College
Assistant Professor 2005-present Fort Lewis College
Visiting Instructor 2004-2005 Fort Lewis College
Instructor of Record 1998-2004 Western Michigan University
Ph.D. History Apr 2005 Western Michigan University
M.A. Medieval Studies Aug 1996 Western Michigan University
B.A. English May 1989 University of Iowa
Fort Lewis College [2004-Present]:
History Department courses: Ancient Greece
History of Gay Culture through the Media, 1955-2005
History of the Crusades
Innovative Month to France
[Teach students medieval archaeology at a twelfth-century Grandmontine priory where
they are expected to do excavation and cataloguing work; four week summer program]
Innovative Month to Greece
[Lead/lecture students on a tour of approximately two dozen archaeological and cultural
sites; three week summer program]
Medieval Life/Modern Film & Literature
Medieval Women [crosslisted in Gender & Women’s Studies program]
Philosophy and Methods [Historiography]
Rise of Christianity (to 450 c.e.)
Senior Seminar Capstone Course
Survey of Western Civilization I, To 1350
Tolerance and Persecution in the Middle Ages
Western Civilization I, To 1350
World Civilization I, To 1500 (lecture with a recitation section)
Gender/Women’s Studies Program courses:
Gender and Women’s Studies Senior Capstone Course
In Winter 2010, theme: Queer Theory
Gender and Women’s Studies Senior Capstone Course
Winter 2007, theme: Transgenderism
Gender and Women’s Studies Senior Capstone Course
Winter 2006, theme: Female Masculinity
Honors Program courses:
Community of Scholars (lower-division Honors core course)
Covering—The Hidden Assault on our Civil Rights
History of Gay America through AIDS
Human History and the Liberal Arts [learning community course that was grouped with my
Western Civ course and Dr. Kathy Fine’s Intro to Anthropology]
Rhetoric of Knowledge (upper-division Honors core course)
Scholarship of The Da Vinci Code
Tolkien: Fantasy Realized
Modern Languages Department courses:
Introductory Latin I and II
[as a non-scheduled course; and, within the Continuing Education program]
Thematic Studies Program [upper-division general education course]:
History of the Book (from cuneiform texts to CD-Roms)
Empire State College-SUNY [Adjunct instructor, via internet; 2007-Present]:
History of Leisure in America: The American Carousel
Rise of Christianity
Southwest Colorado Community College [Adjunct instructor; 2010-present]
HIS 101: History of Western Civilization
Western Michigan University [1998-2004]:
History Department courses:
Heroes and Villains of the Middle Ages
Introduction to the Study of History (Historiography)
Topics in History: Gay/Lesbian History
Classics Department courses:
Latin I and II (to undergraduate and graduate students)
“The Italian Homiliary: An example pro omnibus bonis operibus produced according to the Carolingian sermonary genre and reform measures.” Sacris Erudiri 49 (2010). [Forthcoming]
Book Review of Feiss, Hugh, osb, Maureen M. O’Brien, and Ronald Pepin. Robert of LaChaise-Dieu & Stephen of Obazine. Cistercian Studies Series, 222. The Lives of Monastic Reformers, Vol. 1. Cistercian Publications/Liturgical Press, 2010. Forthcoming in American Monastic Newsletter, September 2010.
Book 7, fables 85-130; Book 8, fables 1-136. Collaborator/co-transcriber. Vignay, Jean de. Miroir historial. Laurent Brun and Mattia Cavagna, eds. Volume 2. Modern edition and commentary of late-medieval French fables. [Forthcoming 2011]
Book 11, fables 1-126; Collaborator/co-transcriber. Vignay, Jean de. Miroir historial. Laurent Brun and Mattia Cavagna, eds. Volume 3. Modern edition and commentary of late-medieval French fables. [Forthcoming 2012]
Book 14, fables 1-102. Collaborator/co-transcriber. Vignay, Jean de. Miroir historial. Laurent Brun and Mattia Cavagna, eds. Volume 3. Modern edition and commentary of late-medieval French fables. [Forthcoming 2013]
“1926: Mae West’s play about homosexuality, The Drag, is too hot for New York.” Modern Scandals. Great Events from History. Salem Press, 2009.
Contributor; also ceramics cataloguer. In Prieuré de Rauzet (Ordre de Grandmont), 16. 103. 001 AH, Rapport Des Fouilles 2008, 06.7.08-05.8.08. Kate Douglas, et al. Charente, 2008.
“Justin II” and “Mary Butters (The Carnmoney Witch).” Notorious Lives. Great Lives from History.
Salem Press, 2007.
Co-author with Laurent Brun (Université de Montréal), “Les latrines”; contributor, ceramics cataloguer.
In Prieuré de Rauzet (Ordre de Grandmont), 16. 103. 001 AH, Rapport Des Fouilles 2000, 24.7.00-22.8.00. Carole Hutchison, et al. Charente, 2000.
Contributor, ceramics cataloguer, sarcophagus and grave marker drawings. In Prieuré de Rauzet (Ordre
de Grandmont), 16. 103. 001 AH, Rapport Des Fouilles 1999, 26.7.99-26.8.99. Carole Hutchison, et al. Charente, 1999.
Editor and compiler. Guide to Cistercian Scholarship. Third Edition. Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 1997.
“A Bibliography of the Works of Jean Leclercq.” In The Joy of Learning & The Love of God, edited by E. Rozanne Elder, 415-498. Cistercian Studies Series, 160, Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 1995.
OTHER WORKS/IN PROGRESS
Developing a Medieval History survey textbook (Prospectus currently under review by Pearson Longman Publishing).
Selection and translation of Carolingian Benedictine monastic sources for a source reader. Hugh Feiss, osb, editor.
Revising paper presented at 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies for submission to American Benedictine Review. Paper titled: “Your way of acting should be different from the world’s way” [RB 4.20]: Nisi vero, Vide scripturam parvulam”
Developing a reprints edition of selections of Andre Wilmart’s work.
Two Pre-Tenth Century, Anonymous, Nativity Sermons. M.A. thesis, Western Michigan University, 1996. Director: Dr. Rand Johnson. (unpublished)
May 13, 2010 Participant in session “What is a Monk? Identity, Rule, Customary, and Tradition.”
Sponsored by the American Benedictine Academy. Presented paper: “Your way of acting should be different from the world’s way” [RB 4.20]: Nisi vero, Vide scripturam parvulam” 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 13-16, 2010, in Kalamazoo, MI.
Jan 22, 2010 Invited paper; co-presentor, with Dr. Jennifer Stollman. “The Role of Faculty in Student-Centered Learning and Co-Curricular Life.” Association of American Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting Jan 20th-23rd, 2010. Presented at the session titled “Nurturing Curricular Vitality in the History Major at Public Liberal Arts Colleges.” One of three papers selected from Summer 2009 sessions at 2009 COPLAC Summer Faculty Institute on Liberal Learning in the Disciplines, UNC-Asheville, NC, June 5-8, 2009 [see below].
Oct 15, 2009 Participant in session “Early Christians: Martyrs, Preachers & Monks”. Presented paper:
“Preaching, Promulgating, and Praying a Pastoral and Peasant Theology.” The 44th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference, October 14-17, 2009, in St. Cloud, MN.
Oct 15, 2009 Discussant for session at The 44th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference,
October 14-17, 2009, in St. Cloud, MN. Session: Medieval England and Germany.
Oct 10, 2009 “How Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Impacts Diverse Populations.” Sexual
Assault Services Organization & Alternative Horizons. Co-participant in Training Panel Discussion (with three other members from the Durango, CO community).
[Also Oct 11, 2008 and Mar 11, 2006]
June 6, 2009 Co-presentor, with Dr. Jennifer Stollman. “The Role of Faculty in Student-Centered
Learning and Co-Curricular Life.” 2009 COPLAC Summer Faculty Institute on Liberal Learning in the Disciplines [History was chosen discipline for 2009]. UNC-Asheville, NC, June 5-8, 2009.
May 7, 2009 Chair for session at 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 7-10, 2009, in
Kalamazoo, MI. Session: “The Rule of Saint Benedict and its Interpretation.” Sponsored
by the American Benedictine Academy.
April 9, 2009 Participant in session “Recontres of Cultural and Theological History Through the Ages”. Presented paper: “The Formation and Dissemination of Peasant Theology During the Carolingian Period,” Southwest Social Sciences Association meeting, April 8-10, 2009, in Denver, CO.
April 9, 2009 Chair and Discussant for session at the Southwest Social Sciences Association meeting,
April 8-10, 2009, in Denver, CO. Session: “Gender Roles Throughout the Centuries; Mind, Body and Soul”
Feb 13, 2008 “Looking into a Miroir smudgingly: Making a manuscript accessible.” Third Annual
Fort Lewis College, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Junior Faculty Colloquium Series.
Mar 17, 2007 Participant in session “Medieval Theology and War”. Presented paper: “The Italian
Homiliary.” Southwest Social Sciences Association, 87th Annual Meeting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Mar 15, 2007 Discussant for session “European Women: Power and Politics.” Southwest Social
Sciences Association, 87th Annual Meeting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque,
Mar 08, 2007 “The Archaeology and Architecture of a Medieval Monastery in Rauzet, France.” Invited
Lecture. San Juan Basin Archaeological Society.
Feb 08, 2006 “Poor but not Impoverished: Early Medieval Peasant Spirituality and Theology.” The
Inaugural Fort Lewis College, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Junior Faculty
Nov 05, 2005 “Women’s Sexuality.” Durango Women’s Resource Center, Women’s Fest 2005.
Workshop. Co-presenter with Keri Brandt (Sociology Department, Fort Lewis College, workshop leader) and Michele Malach (English Department, Fort Lewis College).
May 05, 2005 “Beyond the Commentaries: Hiberno-Latin Gospel Exegesis in Carolingian Sermons for
Popular Preaching.” 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 5-8 May 2005.
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
Oct 09, 2004 “Do As I Say AND as I Do: Training for and by Rural Priests within the Italian
Homiliary.” 35th Annual Interdisciplinary CAES Conference, Ball State University, Muncie, IN. [Committee for Advancement of Early Studies]
Apr 02, 2004 “The Italian Homiliary: Texts and Contexts.” History Department Graduate Student
Colloquium, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
Mar 23, 2002 "Educating and Entertaining: Developing Techniques to Teach Today's Undergraduates."
Workshop presentation at National Association of Graduate Professional Students, Midwest Regional Conference, Kalamazoo, MI.
Feb 08, 2001 “Life Partner, Longtime Companion, Lover: Gay Couples Throughout History.” Invited
paper. Barnes & Noble Lecture Series, in cooperation with the History Graduate Student Organization, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010-Present Member, Metamorphosis Review Committee for Fort Lewis College selections for submission [COPLAC journal of undergraduate research and creative activity]
June 5-8, 2009 COPLAC Summer Faculty Institute on Liberal Learning in the Disciplines [History was
chosen discipline for 2009]. UNC-Asheville, Asheville, NC.
5 March 2009 Member, Final Judges group for SouthWest Regional History Day competition
2009-Present Chair, Faculty Development Grants Committee for Teaching Innovation, Pedagogy,
and Assessment (member of committee since 2006)
2008- Present Member, Task Force on Hiring and Retention of Quality Faculty
2008-2009 Member, Task Force on Undergraduate Research
2008-2009 Member, Program Review committee to assess five-year plan for Theatre Department
2008-2009 Member, Writing Program Search Committee, Director of Writing Program and Associate Professor of Composition and Rhetoric tenure-track position
2008-2009 Member, Music Department Search Committee, Percussionist tenure-track position
2007-Present Coordinator, John F. Reed Honors Program
Monitor admitted students’ progress, recruit faculty to develop and teach honors forums,
coordinate various honors events, work with Honors Council on curriculum issues, assist
with living-learning community Hungry Mind House (the Honors residence hall)
2007-2008 Chair, History Department Search Committee, Early America and the Atlantic World
2007-2008 Member, Sociology Department Search Committee, Criminologist tenure-track position
2007-2008 Member, Library Search Committee, Access-Services Librarian
2007-2008 Chair, Program Review committee for Writing Program (also main author for paper
submitted to Board of Trustees)
2007-2008 Member, Program Review committee to assess five-year plan for Department of Sociology (main author for paper submitted to Dean of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences)
2007-2008 Member, Program Review committee to assess five-year plan for Department of Southwest Studies
Aug 5-6, 2007 Member, one of six External Reviewers for five-year Program Review of the School of General Academics at Utah Valley State College. (My specific assignment was the UVSC Honors Program).
Feb 15-18, 2007 First-Year Experience pre-conference workshops on Freshmen education, recruitment
and retention in Dallas, TX.
2006-Present Social Sciences Faculty Representative to the Campus Writing Board
2006-2008 Library Integration Committee
2006-2007 Member, Art Department Search Committee, Graphic Design tenure-track position
2006-2007 Member, Modern Language Department Search Committee, French tenure-track position
Winter 2006 One of four judges for the Miss Hozhoni Pageant
2006 Member, Modern Language Department Search Committee, Visiting Instructor in French
for 2006-2007 academic year
2005-2007 Faculty Advisor to Prism, Fort Lewis College Registered Student Organization
Promotes education, awareness, tolerance and programs regarding Gay, Lesbian,
Bisexual, and Transgender individuals on campus. Also coordinates with local Durango
2004-Present Primary and Secondary Reader for various Senior Seminar Research Projects (in History,
Anthropology, English, Gender & Women’s Studies, Honors)
2008 Archaeological Field School, Rauzet France, Summers (Aug. mostly). In 2008, was
2005-2006 interim site director; assisted with group from St. Cloud State University (led by Dr.
1998-2002 Maureen O’Brien). Began association in 1998, when I participated as a student in excavation of the twelfth-century Grandmontine priory there. Promoted to a site
supervisor in 1999. Main duties include cataloguing all finds on site (ceramic, skeletal, metal, glass, coin, etc.); assisting in field with instruction, supervision, and grading of a team of international students on excavation, preservation techniques, cataloguing
2008 Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Residence Halls
2007 Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Residence Halls
2005 Ballantine Family Fund, grant for $2,500.00 to update World History and Civilization collection at John F. Reed Library, Fort Lewis College. Co-written with Chandler Jackson, Director, John F. Reed Library, and Margaret Cozine, retired, John F. Reed Library.
2004 Novus Competition, CAES Conference, Ball State University (9 October)
[Best conference paper by a graduate student]
2003 Dissertation Completion Fellowship, WMU (for academic year 2003-2004)
1999 A. A. Heckman Award, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, St. John’s University,
1999 Graduate Student Research Fund, The Graduate College, Awards and Fellowships
Committee, WMU. For research at Vatican Library; also Biblioteca Vallicelliana and Biblioteca Angelica, Rome
1998 Graduate Student Research Fund, The Graduate College, Awards and Fellowships Committee, WMU. For research at Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; at Rauzet Archaeological Field School
1995-present International Medieval Sermon Studies Society
1999-present Medieval Academy of America
2005-present Association pour la sauvegarde de l’église grandmontaine de Rauzet
2000-2006, 2008-present American Historical Association
2009-present Member, Executive Board for SASO of Durango (Sexual Assault
Latin: Excellent reading proficiency
French: Very good reading proficiency
Spanish: Good reading proficiency
German: Fair reading proficiency