Charles H. Haskins Biography

Charles Homer Haskins (December 21, 1870–May 14, 1937) received his PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1890, and taught briefly at John Hopkins and Wisconsin before moving to Harvard in 1902 where he remained until his retirement in 1931. Haskins was particularly noted for his work in the field of medieval history, including Normans in European History (1915), Norman Institutions (1918), The Rise of Universities (1923), The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century (1927), and Studies in the History of Medieval Science (2nd ed. 1927).


A history of higher education in Pennsylvania, by Charles H. Haskins and William I. Hull. Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1902.

The Normans in European history, by Charles Homer Haskins. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915; Reprint, New York: Ungar, 1959.

Norman institutions, by Charles Homer Haskins. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1918; Reprint, New York: F. Ungar, 1960.

Some problems of the Peace conference, by Charles Homer Haskins and Robert Howard Lord. Cambridge: Harvard university press,1920.

Studies in the history of mediaeval science, by Charles Homer Haskins. Cambridge: Harvard university press,1924.

The Renaissance of the twelfth century. New York: Meridian Books, 1957.

The rise of universities, by Charles Homer Haskins. New York: H. Holt and company, 1923; Reprint with a new introduction by Lionel S. Lewis. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2002.

Studies in mediaeval culture. New York: F. Ungar Pub. Co., 1958.