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Simon Doubleday

Professor of History, Hofstra University

I am a specialist in the history of Spain, and have written a number of books and articles on medieval Castile (e.g. "The Wise King" [Basic Books, 2016]), as well as on the relevance of the past for contemporary politics. I am Professor of History Department at Hofstra University, in New York.


  • –present
    Professor and Chair of History, Hofstra University


  • 1996 
    Harvard University , PhD in History