Ph.D. in History, Northwestern University (US). M.A. in History, McGill University (CA). B.A. in intellectual History cum laude, University of Pennsylvania (US).
Professor Strom-Olsen’s research focuses on the relationship between state ritual and political formation in late fifteenth/century France and the Low Countries. He is also interested in late medieval Spanish history and especially the relationship between Castile and the Burgundian Habsburgs in the late 15th and early 16th century. A Fulbright scholar to Spain in 1998-99, and a Social Sciences Research Council fellow in 2000, he has published a variety of articles and reviews on European history. He is also very interested in music and studied composition at the Royal College of Music in London.