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Matthew Gabriele and David M. Perry
Matthew Gabriele is a professor of medieval studies and chair of the department of religion and culture at Virginia Tech. He is the author of the book An Empire of Memory: The Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade, many articles on medieval Europe and the memory of the Middle Ages, and has edited several academic volumes. His public writing has appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines, and interviews with him have aired locally, nationally, and internationally.
David M. Perry is a freelance journalist covering politics, history, education, and disability rights. Perry’s work appears at CNN, the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Washington Post, The Nation, Los Angeles Times, and many others. Perry was a professor of Medieval History at Dominican University from 2006-2017, working on Venice, the Crusades, and the Mediterranean World. He is the Senior Undergraduate Advisor for the University of Minnesota’s History department and lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and two children.