Personal Statement:

Babcock is the Dorothy Weyer Creigh Distinguished Professor of History at Hastings College in Hastings, Neb., where he teaches all aspects of European history, as well as Russian and Latin language courses. A former Fulbright scholar, Babcock has published and presented on the Norman conquests of Wales and Ireland, and is currently exploring the environmental impact of the medieval conquest of Ireland.  In preparation for his newfound duties as a Russian language instructor, he spent May 2015 taking Russian immersion lessons in Daugavpils, Latvia.

Dissertation Title:

Rule and Society in South-West Wales, 1079-1197

Faculty Advisor(s):

C. Warren Hollister