Professor
School of History
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3000
E: B.Dooley@ucc.ie

SEE MY WEB PAGE AT:  http://www.earlynewsnet.org/BRENDAN_DOOLEY/index.htm

MAJOR INTERESTS:

Professor of Renaissance Studies, works on the histories of culture and knowledge with reference to Europe and especially to Italy and the Mediterranean world.  He has published extensively on topics relating to intellectual life, institutions and patronage structures from 1500-1800.  Partly by background, partly by inclination, he is particularly drawn to topics regarding transition, transmission and translation, in the broadest senses.


SOME CAREER MILESTONES:
Diploma, Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro, 1971, PhD University of Chicago 1986; Certificato, Istituto Datini di Storia Economica, 1982. 
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Italian, University of Virginia, Fall 2009; Professor of History, Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany),  2002-2009; Chief of Research, Medici Archive Project (Florence, Italy), 1999-2002; Associate Professor of History, Harvard University, 1991-1999; Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute (Florence), 1998-99; Rome Prize winner, American Academy in Rome, 1994-5; Assistant Professor of History, Cleveland State University, 1990-1991; Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1989-90; Assistant Professor of History, Notre Dame University, Indiana, 1985-87 

Research Interests

Media History; Material Culture of Early Modern Europe; History of Culture, 1500-1800; History of Science, 1500-1800; Area Studies: Italy, Iberian World; Mediterranean Economies; Mind and Market 1500-1900; History of Knowledge

Some Current Projects:
DIGITAL RENAISSANCE AND EARLY MODERN STUDIES
CULTURE AND EXCHANGE
TALKING SCIENCE:  THE VALLISNERI LESSONS PROJECT
ASTROLOGY AND SCIENCE
DIGITAL CULTURES
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Books

YearPublication
(2014)FOR PUBLICATIONS COMPLETE LIST WITH WORKING LINKS GO TO: http://www.earlynewsnet.org/dooley_publications.pdf.
BRENDAN DOOLEY PUBLICATIONS (2014) FOR PUBLICATIONS COMPLETE LIST WITH WORKING LINKS GO TO: http://www.earlynewsnet.org/dooley_publications.pdf. ALL: ALL. Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2015)Angelica's Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy.
B. Dooley (2015) Angelica's Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy. NY: Bloomsbury. [Details]
(1995)Italy in the Baroque: Selected Readings.
Brendan Dooley author, editor and translator (1995) Italy in the Baroque: Selected Readings. NY: Garland. [Details]
(2014)A Mattress Maker's Daughter: The Renaissance Romance of Don Giovanni de' Medici and Livia Vernazza.
Brendan Dooley (2014) A Mattress Maker's Daughter: The Renaissance Romance of Don Giovanni de' Medici and Livia Vernazza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Globe icon [Details]
(2014)A Companion to Astrology in the Renaissance.
B. Dooley, ed. and contributor (2014) A Companion to Astrology in the Renaissance. Leyden: Brill. Globe icon [Details]
(2014)Renaissance Now! The Value of the Renaissance Past in the Culture of Today.
B. Dooley (ed and contributor) (2014) Renaissance Now! The Value of the Renaissance Past in the Culture of Today. Bern: Peter Lang. Globe icon [Details]
(2010)The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity in Early Modern Europe.
B. Dooley, ed. and contributor (2010) The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity in Early Modern Europe. UK: Ashgate. [Details]
(2009)Amore e guerra nel tardo Rinascimento: le lettere di Livia Vernazza e don Giovanni de' Medici.
Brendan Dooley, ed. (2009) Amore e guerra nel tardo Rinascimento: le lettere di Livia Vernazza e don Giovanni de' Medici. Florence, Italy: Polistampa. [Details]
(2006)Energy and Culture: Perspectives on the Power to Work.
Brendan Dooley, ed. (2006) Energy and Culture: Perspectives on the Power to Work. UK: Ashgate. [Details]
(2002)Morandi's Last Prophecy and the End of Renaissance Politics.
Brendan Dooley; (2002) Morandi's Last Prophecy and the End of Renaissance Politics. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Globe icon [Details]
(2001)The Politics of Information in Early Modern Europe.
Brendan Dooley and Sabrina Baron, eds. (2001) The Politics of Information in Early Modern Europe. UK: Routledge. [Details]
(2001)Science and the Marketplace in Early Modern Italy.
Brendan Dooley; (2001) Science and the Marketplace in Early Modern Italy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Globe icon [Details]
(2001)Quaderno: peste, carestia e guerra nell'Italia del Seicento, il diario di Giovanni Baldinucci.
Brendan Dooley, ed. (2001) Quaderno: peste, carestia e guerra nell'Italia del Seicento, il diario di Giovanni Baldinucci. Florence, Italy: Polistampa. [Details]
(1999)The Social History of Skepticism: Experience and Doubt in Early Modern Culture.
Brendan Dooley; (1999) The Social History of Skepticism: Experience and Doubt in Early Modern Culture. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Globe icon [Details]
(1991)Science, Politics and Society in Eighteenth-Century Italy: The 'Giornale de' letterati d'Italia and its World.
Brendan Dooley; (1991) Science, Politics and Society in Eighteenth-Century Italy: The 'Giornale de' letterati d'Italia and its World. NY: Garland Books. Globe icon [Details]

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2016)'International News Flows in the Seventeenth Century: Problems and Prospects'
Brendan Dooley (2016) 'International News Flows in the Seventeenth Century: Problems and Prospects' In: Joad Raymond and Noah Moxham (eds). News Networks in Early Modern Europe. Leiden: Brill. Globe icon [Details]
(2015)'Media and History'
Brendan Dooley (2015) 'Media and History' In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief) (eds). International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition. Oxford UK: Elsevier. [Details]
(2014)'“Learned Journals and Teaching at the University of Padua in the Early Eighteenth Century,”'
Brendan Dooley (2014) '“Learned Journals and Teaching at the University of Padua in the Early Eighteenth Century,”' In: Jeanne Peiffer, ed., L’Europe des journaux savants (XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles)Communication et construction des savoirs. Archives internationales d’histoire des sciences 2014, n° fasc. 170-171, vol. 63. Turnhout: Brepols. [Details]
(2000)'Student Movements'
Brendan Dooley (2000) 'Student Movements' In: Peter Stearns (eds). Encyclopedia ofEuropean Social History. NY: Gale Group. [CORA Link] [Details]
(2010)'Preface, Introduction, chapter 5: Making it Present, and Epilogue'
Dooley, Brendan; (2010) 'Preface, Introduction, chapter 5: Making it Present, and Epilogue' In: The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity in Early Modeern Europe. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. [Details]
(2009)'Introduzione'
Brendan Dooley; (2009) 'Introduzione' In: Amore e guerra nel tardo Rinascimento: le lettere di Livia Vernazza e don Giovanni de' Medici. Florence: Polistampa. [Details]
(2006)'Introduction and Afterword'
Brendan Dooley; (2006) 'Introduction and Afterword' In: Energy and Culture: Perspectives on the Power to Work. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. [Details]
(2008)'Entstehung der Gleichzeitigkeit in der Frühmoderne'
Brendan Dooley; (2008) 'Entstehung der Gleichzeitigkeit in der Frühmoderne' In: Boening et al., eds., Presse und Geschichte. Leistungen und Perspektiven der historischen Presseforschung. Bremen: edition lumiere. [Details]
(2012)'“Science and Astrology: A Renaissance Problem,”'
Brendan Dooley (2012) '“Science and Astrology: A Renaissance Problem,”' In: Liah Greenfeld and Marcel Herbst, eds., The Institution of Science and the Science of Institutions: The Legacy of Joseph Ben David. Piscataway, New Jersey: Transaction. [Details]
(2006)'Art and information brokerage in the career of Don Giovanni de' Medici'
Brendan Dooley; (2006) 'Art and information brokerage in the career of Don Giovanni de' Medici' In: Your Humble Servant, Agents in Early Modern Europe. Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren. [Details]
(2005)'Sources and Methods in Information History'
Brendan Dooley; (2005) 'Sources and Methods in Information History' In: Politics in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800. Groeningen: Peeters. [Details]
(2012)'“Scienza parlata, scienza scritta: Il Giornale de’ letterati nelle aule universitarie,”'
Brendan Dooley (2012) '“Scienza parlata, scienza scritta: Il Giornale de’ letterati nelle aule universitarie,”' In: in Il «Giornale de' Letterati d'Italia» trecento anni dopo. Scienza, storia, arte, identità (1710-2010), Atti del convegno, Padova, Venezia, Verona, 17-19 novembre 2010. Pisa: Fabrizio Serra. [Details]
(2008)'Le lezioni universitarie del Vallisneri'
Brendan Dooley; (2008) 'Le lezioni universitarie del Vallisneri' In: Antonio Vallisneri: La figura, il contesto, le immagini storiografiche Dario Generali, ed. Florence: Olschki. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2014)'ASTROLOGY AND SCIENCE'
Dooley, B (2014) 'ASTROLOGY AND SCIENCE'. Companion To Astrology In The Renaissance, 49 :233-266 [Details]
(2011)'review of Antonella Romano, Rome et la science moderne'
Brendan Dooley; (2011) 'review of Antonella Romano, Rome et la science moderne'. Isis, 102 (1):168-170 [Details]
(2009)'Talking Science at the University of Padua in the Age of Antonio Vallisneri'
Brendan Dooley; (2009) 'Talking Science at the University of Padua in the Age of Antonio Vallisneri'. History of Universities, 24 :117-138 [Details]
(2011)'The Dangers of History'
Dooley, B (2011) 'The Dangers of History'. European Review, 19 :433-443 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'rev of Ireland in the Renaissance: c. 1540-1660'
Dooley, B (2013) 'rev of Ireland in the Renaissance: c. 1540-1660'. Renaissance Studies, 27 :148-150 [Details]
(2013)'rev. of Contested Spaces of Nobility in Early Modern Europe'
Dooley, B (2013) 'rev. of Contested Spaces of Nobility in Early Modern Europe'. Renaissance Studies, 27 :302-304 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'rev of English Military News Pamphlets, 1513-1637'
Dooley, B (2012) 'rev of English Military News Pamphlets, 1513-1637'. Renaissance Quarterly, 65 :604-606 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'rev of Selling Science in the Age of Newton: Advertising and the Commoditization of Knowledge'
Dooley, B (2012) 'rev of Selling Science in the Age of Newton: Advertising and the Commoditization of Knowledge'. ISIS, 103 :598-599 [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

YearPublication
(2003)'Accademie scientifiche venete nel Settecento'
Brendan Dooley; (2003) 'Accademie scientifiche venete nel Settecento' Studi veneziani, 37 :91-106. [Details]
(2003)'The Morandi Affair and Urban VIII¿s Rome'
Brendan Dooley; (2003) 'The Morandi Affair and Urban VIII¿s Rome' Roma moderna e contemporanea, 11 :145-166. [Details]
(2004)'Le battaglie perse del principe Don Giovanni'
Brendan Dooley; (2004) 'Le battaglie perse del principe Don Giovanni' Quaderni Storici, 115 :83-118. [Details]
(2008)'Olbers und die Wissenschaftler seiner Zeit'
Brendan Dooley; (2008) 'Olbers und die Wissenschaftler seiner Zeit' Olbers Nachrichten, . [Details]
(2008)'Narrazione e verità: Don Giovanni de¿ Medici e Galileo'
Brendan Dooley; (2008) 'Narrazione e verità: Don Giovanni de¿ Medici e Galileo' Bruniana e Campanelliana, 2 :391-405. [Details]

Book Reviews

YearPublication
(2015)Medicine, astrology and magic between Middle Ages and Renaissance: Around Pietro d'Abano.
Dooley, B (2015) Medicine, astrology and magic between Middle Ages and Renaissance: Around Pietro d'Abano. CHICAGO: Book Reviews [DOI] [Details]
(2015)Medicine, astrology and magic between Middle Ages and Renaissance: Around Pietro d'Abano.
Dooley, B (2015) Medicine, astrology and magic between Middle Ages and Renaissance: Around Pietro d'Abano. Book Reviews [DOI] [Details]
(2011)Rome and modern science: Between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment.
Dooley, B (2011) Rome and modern science: Between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. CHICAGO: Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Ad utilita pubblica: Library policy and book practices in Florence in the XVIIIth century.
Dooley, B (2011) Ad utilita pubblica: Library policy and book practices in Florence in the XVIIIth century. CHICAGO: Book Reviews [Details]
(2010)Theatrum naturae: The natural science of learning and new science in the early seventeenth century.
Dooley, B (2010) Theatrum naturae: The natural science of learning and new science in the early seventeenth century. Book Reviews [Details]
(2010)Errors of Jupiter in Histories.
Dooley, B (2010) Errors of Jupiter in Histories. Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Religious conflict and the public: A Media history of the Cologne War (1582-1590).
Dooley, B (2011) Religious conflict and the public: A Media history of the Cologne War (1582-1590). Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Ad utilita pubblica: Library policy and book practices in Florence in the XVIIIth century.
Dooley, B (2011) Ad utilita pubblica: Library policy and book practices in Florence in the XVIIIth century. Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Rome and modern science: Between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment.
Dooley, B (2011) Rome and modern science: Between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. Book Reviews [Details]
(2013)L'immagine irraffigurabile della scienza sacro-santa.
Dooley, B (2013) L'immagine irraffigurabile della scienza sacro-santa. Book Reviews [DOI] [Details]

Electronic Book

YearPublication
Italy in the Baroque: Selected Readings.
Brendan Dooley, author, editor, translator Italy in the Baroque: Selected Readings. Electronic Book [CORA Link] [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2009Distinguished Visiting Professor of Italian UVA University of Virginia
1998Jean Monnet Fellowship, European University Institute European University Institute Florence
1994Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome American Academy in Rome
1991National Endowment for the Humanities Translation Award National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington DC
1989Institute for Advanced Study NEH Member Institute for Advanced Study
1987Fulbright Hays Research Scholar Institute for International Education
1980Fulbright Hays Full Grant Institute for International Education
1987Society for Italian Historical Studies Manuscript award Society for Italian Historical Studies
2008Teaching Award, Jacobs University Bremen Jacobs University Bremen
1981Delmas Fellowship Delmas Foundation for research in Venice
1990History of Education Society Article Award History of Education Society
2009Community Service Award, Jacobs University Bremen Jacobs University Bremen
2006Teaching Award, Jacobs University Bremen Jacobs University Bremen

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
American Historical Association member/
Renaissance Society of America member/

Other Activities

 Description

Editor of Series (with Immacolata Amodeo), entitled ¿Intercultural Knowledge¿, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier (DE)

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Durity Anthony Doctoral Degree (Structured)

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2018Criticial Thinking 1500 - 1800 (Texts, Contexts and Cultures) AH7006Criticial Thinking 1500 - 1800 (Texts, Contexts and Cultures)
2018Industrial/Research Institute Placement DH7012Industrial/Research Institute Placement
2018Research Colloquium DH7014Research Colloquium
2018Research Colloquium DH7010Research Colloquium
2018Humanities and New Technologies: Tools and Methodologies DH6010Humanities and New Technologies: Tools and Methodologies