J.J. López Haddad ‘22 is concentrating in History with certificates in Medieval Studies and Theater. He is interested in the development of institutions, particularly during the High Middle Ages. Despite working primarily with the Latin West, he is profoundly intrigued by Eastern medieval culture and civilization. Particularly, he is passionate about the intermingling of both cultural spheres, and the contributions that the East exported to the West. At the Geniza Lab, he is part of the bibliographic research team.
J.J. is the winner of the 2022 Strayer Prize. The Strayer Prize in Medieval Studies is given annually to a graduating senior who, in the judgment of the faculty, has done outstanding work in some area of medieval studies. Preference shall be given to a student who writes a thesis on Medieval European Studies (800-1500) or on a topic in medieval art or architecture.