Dr. Perron received his BA and PhD in History from the University of Chicago. He teaches introductory courses on world and medieval European history, along with upper-division courses on the Crusades and the Vikings and a seminar in medieval law. His research interests include medieval Scandinavia and the history of medieval church law. He is currently working on a project involving the legal history of cemeteries and changing conceptions of the community of the dead from the eleventh to the thirteenth century. Please contact Dr. Perron directly through his faculty email: Anthony.Perron@lmu.edu..
Areas of Expertise (4)
Premodern World History
“Local Knowledge of Canon Law,” chapter in The Cambridge History of Medieval Canon Law, ed. Anders Winroth and John Wei.
“Saxo Grammaticus’s Heroic Chastity: A Model of Clerical Celibacy and Masculinity in Medieval Scandinavia,” in Negotiating Clerical Identities: Priests, Monks, and Masculinity in the Middle Ages, edited by Jennifer D. Thibodeaux (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2010), 113-35.
“The Face of the ‘Pagan’: Portraits of Religious Deviance on the Medieval Periphery,” The Journal of the Historical Society 9 (2009): 467-92.
“The Bishops of Rome, 1100-1300,” chapter in The Cambridge History of Christianity, vol. 4, edited by Miri Rubin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 22-38.
“‘Ius metropoliticum’ in Norway from Nicholas Breakspear to William of Sabina,” in Frontiers in the Middle Ages, edited by Outi Merisalo, Textes et Etudes du Moyen Age (Turnhout: Brepols, 2006), 237-58.