DIRECTOR OF SEMESTER AND SUMMER STUDY
PhD in Renaissance History, Warburg Institute, University of London; BA (Hons) in Modern History, University of Oxford.
Jonathan specializes in the cultural history of England, Italy and Europe in the sixteenth century. Prior to joining Sotheby’s Institute of Art he was Academic Director of the Lorenzo de’Medici Institute in Florence, and has taught in a wide variety of institutions including St Mary’s University College (Strawberry Hill), the University of Chichester, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the University of Oxford (Hertford College) and New York University in Florence. A former British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and now a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, his publications include Padua and the Tudors: English Students in Italy, 1485-1603 (1998), Reassessing Tudor Humanism (2002), and Palgrave Advances in Renaissance Historiography (2004).