Joseph Michael Patrick Calise, Ph.D.
Degrees and Certifications
B.A. Medieval Studies, Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA), 1991.
Ph.D. University of Edinburgh (Scotland), 1999. Thesis title: “Medieval Celtic Texts Relating to the Picts and Scots.”
Research Interests and Grants
Book project “Annals of Heroic- Monastic Age Britain, 410-789.”
Research on “Annals of Viking Age Britain, 789-937”; “Annals of Viking Age Ireland, 789-937”; “Kings and Kingdoms of Pictland, c.400 – c.900.”
Publications and Presentations
Pictish Sourcebook: Documents of Medieval Legend and Dark Age History. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press. 2002.
“Bran the Blessed”, “Brythonic Language”, “Catraeth, Battle of”, “Dun Aonghusa”, “Dunadd” (with Lloyd Laing), “Dundurn”, “Dunkeld”, “Dunnichen, Battle of” in Snyder, Christopher. gen. ed. The Early Peoples of Britain and Ireland: An Encyclopedia. Vol. I. Oxford: Greenwood Publishers. 2008.
“Inchtuthil”, “Oengus” in Snyder, Christopher. gen. ed. The Early Peoples of Britain and Ireland: An Encyclopedia. Vol. II. Oxford: Greenwood Publishers. 2008.
“Genealogies and History: A Reassessment of Cenél nGabráin” in Hudson, Benjamin T. ed. Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic World. Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2011. Pp.19-50.