Faculty

Maryanne Horowitz

Professor, History

Horowitz, a scholar of the European Renaissance, teaches courses on Europe to 1700, Renaissance Individuals, Ancient Athens and Renaissance Florence, The Italian Renaissance, Age of Encounters, and Rise of French Culture.

Contact

  • Office: Swan Hall Room 314
  • Email: horowitz@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2583
  • Website: faculty.oxy.edu/horowitz/home/
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:50 am Thursday 4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
  • Wednesday Office Hours:: ONLY 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12 and 12/3 from 8:00 am - 9:50 am

Education: A.B., Pembroke College, Brown University; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Her interests include the history of ideas originating in classical antiquity, great museums and libraries, and progress in opportunities for women.

She is the editor-in-chief of The New Dictionary of the History of Ideas (2005), honored by the American Library Association as an outstanding reference source, and Seeds of Virtue and Knowledge (1998), winner of the Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History by the American Philosophical Society.