Speaker: Prof. Mary O’Neil
Topic: Niccolò Machiavelli on Politics, Religion and War
About the Speaker:
Mary O’Neil is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Washington where she has taught since 1981. She received her BA from the University of Chicago and her PhD from Stanford University.She has taught courses on Medieval and Renaissance Italy since the 1980’s, including the course Rome: the City in History from Romulus to Mussolini.
Her research interests focus on the Roman Inquisition, heresy and popular beliefs suppressed by the church courts.