John Birkenmeier, Adjunct Associate Professor (Ph.D. The Catholic University of America)
Dr. Birkenmeier teaches courses at UMBC in the history of western civilization and the Medieval period. He is the author of The Development of the Komnenian Army, 1081-1180. He has also taught as a visiting lecturer at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. His research interests are in social and religious history during the Medieval period.