Michael E. Jones

  • Michael E. Jones

  • 207-786-6072
  • mjones@bates.edu
  • History
  • Professor
  • Pettengill Hall, Room 102
  • Classical and Medieval Studies

B.A. and Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin; M.A., University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Professor Jones teaches medieval European history. He also participates in the Program in Classical and Medieval Studies. During the fall semester, 2000, Professor Jones taught in London, as a faculty member in the Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Off-Campus Study Program.


Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin:  Medieval History
M.A., University of Wales, Aberystwyth:  Archaeology, Historical Geography
B.A ., University of Texas, Austin:  Economics and History

Current Research Interests:  Collapse of Pre-Modern States; Environmental History; Late Antiquity; Maritime History; Early Medieval Migrations

Teaching Interests: Medieval Europe; Roman Empire; Celtic World; Historiography