Texas Tech University

MRSC Advisors

If you are contemplating enrolling for the medieval and renaissance certificate program, discuss this option with John Howe, the Interim director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies center and functions as the MRST certificate advisors. He can assist you in determining how this certificate could help you fulfill your academic goals and how it might mesh with your other academic programs.


John Howe, professor of History at Texas Tech University, has taught here since 1981. He has served as both the undergraduate student advisor and the graduate student advisor in the History Department. Howe, who earned his doctorate at UCLA, has served as an Erasmus institute Fellow at the University of Notre Dame and as a Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. For his teaching and research interests, see his Curriculum Vitae here.

If you are already enrolled at Texas Tech in a graduate degree program, you should also obtain the approval of your existing disciplinary graduate advisor before adding an additional certificate or degree plan to program. Dr. Howe will request that your existing disciplinary graduate advisor initial your MRST certificate degree plan.

MRSC Madrid 2012

Drs. Howe & Scarborough, Tech students, and family members investigate Spanish heritage in Madrid in summer 2012.

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Medieval & Renaissance Studies Center

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    Texas Tech University, Foreign Language Building, Lubbock, TX 79409
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