Edward Steidle

Lecturer in CSP and MLA

Edward Steidle pursued his MA degree in Comparative Literature at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, Berkeley.  He completed his PhD in Medieval Literature at UC Berkeley, and joined the Stanford faculty in 1984. He has taught for the English department, the Graduate Program in the Humanities, and the Continuing Studies Program. His area of study is Late Antiquity and the Middle ages, and he has lectured on the arts and literatures of Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  He has also been the faculty leader for Stanford Travel Study groups in Europe and the Mediterranean. He is currently working on the epic traditions of Europe, India and Japan.