Donald J. Harreld, Ph.D.


University of Minnesota


Brigham Young University

About Donald J. Harreld

Dr. Donald J. Harreld is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History at Brigham Young University, where he has taught since 2001. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 2000.

A specialist in the social and economic history of early modern Europe, Professor Harreld has twice been named an Alcuin fellow by Brigham Young University for excellence in teaching general education courses. He is the author of High Germans in the Low Countries: German Merchants and Commerce in Golden Age Antwerp, as well as several articles on various aspects of European economic and urban history, and he is the editor of the Companion to the Hanseatic League.

Dr. Harreld was named an honorary fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation and a Fulbright fellow to the University of Antwerp, where he was a visiting research scholar in the Centre for Urban History. Since 2007, he has served as executive director of the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference.

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