James Halverson-Faculty

Dr. James Halverson

History Department Chair; Professor

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 complement 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.

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

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).

  • American Historical Association
  • World History Association
  • American Society of Church History