Burger, Michael 1962-

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BURGER, Michael 1962-

PERSONAL: Born January 22, 1962, in New York, NY; son of Robert and Burden (Lundgren) Burger; married Miriam C. Davis (a professor), July 30, 1993. Education: Michigan State University, B.A. (with high honors), 1984; University of California, Santa Barbara, M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1991; attended University of Houston, 1988.

ADDRESSES: Office—Division of Humanities, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS 39701. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: University of California, Santa Barbara, lecturer in history, 1992; Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, assistant professor, 1992–97, associate professor, 1997–2000, professor of history, 2000–, coordinator of history program, 2003–. Lecturer at institutions, including Millsaps College and Hinds Community College.

MEMBER: International Medieval Institute (associate member), North American Conference on British Studies, American Historical Association, Historical Society, Medieval Academy of America, Majestas, Canterbury and York Society, Lincoln Record Society, Charles Homer Haskins Society, Southeast Medieval Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.

AWARDS, HONORS: Named humanities teacher of the year, Mississippi Humanities Council, 2001; William Winter scholar, Natchez Literary and Cinema Festival, 2002.


(Editor) Sources for the History of Western Civilization, two volumes, Broadview Press (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada), 2003.

Contributor to other teachers' guides. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Mediaeval Studies, Journal of Medieval History, and Historical Research.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on the social and cultural history of diocesan bureaucracy in high medieval England.