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Jim Halverson

Jim Halverson Profile

Contact Information

Name:Jim Halverson
Title:Professor of History and Chair of Social Science Division
Year Started:1996
Phone Number:847-628-1123
Office Location:Lindner Tower 302


Ph.D. University of Iowa, 1993
B.A. University of Iowa, 1988


A Chicago-area native, Professor Halverson teaches courses on Medieval Europe, the Reformation, the History of Christianity, and World History. His research interests coincide with and compliment his teaching, having published books on Medieval Christianity and World History. Before coming to Judson, he taught at the University of Iowa and Coe College in Cedar Rapids. He also serves as a consultant for Pearson Higher Education Publishing and the Educational Testing Service.

Expertise / Involvements

Medieval Europe, Reformation, History of Christianity, Intellectual History


Contesting Christendom: Readings in Medieval Religion and Culture (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007).
Sources in World Civilization, volume 1: A Diversity of Traditions, with Oliver Johnson, 3rd Ed., (Prentice-Hall, 2004).
Sources in World Civilization, volume 2: Connections and Conflict, with Oliver Johnson, 3rd Ed., (Prentice-Hall, 2004).
Peter Aureol on Predestination: A Challenge to Late Medieval Thought, (Brill Academic Publishing, Leiden, 1998).

Professional Societies or Affiliations

American Historical Association
World History Association
American Society of Church History

Recommended Links


Judson University, Shaping Lives that Shape the World