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Charles Ingrao

Charles Ingrao

Charlie Ingrao,a popular Smithsonian Journeys Expert, is professor emeritus of history at Purdue University, where he has taught a broad range of courses on the European world, including the Italian Renaissance. He is an Italian American dual citizen whose family hails from Sicily and has devoted muchof his scholarship to Italy’s Spanish and Austrian Habsburg heritage. He has also been active in the public sphere, having given over a hundred public lectures to academic, governmental, and military audiences on five continents, and been a regular commentator for print, radio, and television media, including The News Hour with Jim Lehrer (PBS).

Language spoken: English