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David J. Collins

Department of History


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David J. Collins, S.J., is associate professor and Haub Director of Catholic Studies at Georgetown University. Prof. Collins is an intellectual and cultural historian of the late Middle Ages. He has published extensively on the cult of the saints, Renaissance humanism, and learned magic, especially in Germany. Prof. Collins entered the Society of Jesus (the Jesuit Order) in 1987 and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1998. He previously taught a class supported through the Berkley Center's Doyle Seminars project.

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