James M. Powell

University of Pennsylvania Press staff members were saddened by news of the death of .James M. Powell, Professor of History Emeritus at Syracuse University. Powell wrote Anatomy of a Crusade, 1213-1221, Albertanus of Brescia: The Pursuit of Happiness in the Early Thirteenth Century, and many other noteworthy books and articles in medieval studies. Powell was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University,  a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a founding member of the Midwest Medieval History Conference. More information about his life and work may be found in his obituary, published in the Syracuse Post Standard.