Peter Pazzaglini

Peter Pazzaglini received his Ph.D. with distinction in medieval legal history from Columbia University. As a Senior Scholar at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, he has taught undergraduates in the Columbia Core for many years as well as advanced, interdisciplinary seminars in the Humanities. He has been consistently rated among the top University instructors. In addition, he has been a consultant in legal history to the Library of Congress, worked as a Canon Law Fellow for the Vatican Library Project at the School of Law of the University of California, Berkeley, and taught at the prestigious St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire.

Selected publications include seminal books and reference works in European history, Roman and Canon Law. Awards include Distinguished Service to the Core at Columbia, Phi Beta Kappa, Fulbright, National Endowment and Woodrow Wilson Fellowships. He has reviewed for NEH, acted as a trustee of the Stonewall Community Foundation, and served as an academic interpreter at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. At present, he is on the Advisory Boards of Community Impact and the Heyman Center Colloquia Series at Columbia University.