Alumni (Fellow)

Drew Sorber

A. Macdonald Caputo Jefferson Fellow
Orem, Utah
B.A. Brigham Young University (2011)
M.A. University of Cambridge (2012)
M.A. University of Virginia (2015)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Andrew Sorber finished his dissertation in the Corcoran Department of History where he is completing his dissertation: “To Avoid Future Peril: Signs, Portents and Prophecy in the Carolingian world (ca. 771-840).” Now he is actively looking for work. In 2017, he was invited as a guest researcher at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Institut für Mittelalterforschung der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften). Andrew has peer-reviewed research articles on relations between Christian and Islamic communities in ninth-century Spain forthcoming in two academic journals, Medieval Encounters, and The Medieval Globe. Andrew received his B.A. in history from Brigham Young University, and his M.Phil. in medieval history with distinction from the University of Cambridge.

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To Avoid Future Peril: Signs, Portents and Prophecy in the Carolingian world (ca. 771-840)

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