Dr. Daniel FrankeAssociate Professor of History
Contact Information:Ernst Hall 131
(804) 862-6100 x8580
Education & Publications:
Undergraduate:Rice University, 2005
Graduate:University of Rochester, 2008
Doctorate:University of Rochester, 2014
Prowess, Piety, and Public Order in Medieval Society: Studies in Honor of Richard W. Kaeuper>. Edited by Daniel P. Franke and Craig M. Nakashian. Leiden, Brill: 2017.
“From Defeat to Victory in Northern Italy: Comparing Staufen Strategy and Operations at Legnano and Cortenuova, 1176-1237.” In
“Strategy, the Norman Conquest of Southern Italy, and the First Crusade.”
“Prowess and Privilege: Robert Ufford, Earl of Suffolk, and the Reality of Chivalry in 14th-Century England.” In
“Crusade, Empire, and the Process of War in Staufen Germany, 1180-1220.” In
“The Capture of Tifford.” In
“The Crusades and Medieval Anti-Judaism: Cause or Consequence?” In
“War, Crisis, and East Anglia, 1334-1340: Towards a Reassessment.” In
Dr. Daniel Franke teaches the Western Civilization and World History sequences, as well as specialized courses in medieval and modern European and World History such as History 240 Nazi Germany and History 242 The Crusades. He also advises the RBC History Club and directs RBC history program activities on campus.
Currently he is writing two monographs on medieval military history: a military biography of the German emperor Frederick Barbarossa, and a study of military intelligence in medieval warfare.
He is an active member of the Society for Military History; De Re Militari, the Society for Medieval Military History; and the American Historical Association, where he chairs the Henry Baxter Adams Prize Committee.