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Joanne Ferraro (PhD UCLA) is the Albert W. Johnson Distinguished Professor of History Emerita at San Diego State University. Her courses cover the ancient Greek and Roman world as well as medieval, Renaissance, and early modern northern and southern Europe. She is especially interested in Europe’s cross-cultural and global connections with greater Asia and the Americas. Joanne has published books with Cambridge, Oxford, and Johns Hopkins University presses with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. Joanne is the General Editor for Bloomsbury Academic’s six- volume Cultural History of Marriage from Antiquity to the Present. She has lectured on cruises to Northern and Southern Europe as well as the Caribbean for the past decade. Joanne has lived in Europe for extensive periods and has taught European history for 35 years.
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