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David M. Gallo
David Gallo Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Boston College 
M.A., Boston College
Th.M., Harvard University 
M.Div., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
B.A., Assumption College 
   
Contact Information
(718) 405-3481
david.gallo@mountsaintvincent.edu
The Academy 304 
Areas of Expertise
  • Reign of Louis XIV
  • Versailles and Court Culture
  • Byzantine Empire - Reign of Justinian & Theodora

Courses
  • HIST 214 Shaping of the Modern World
  • HIST 210 Classical Civilizations
  • HIST 211 Medieval History
  • HIST 212 Eastern Roman Empire
  • HIST 400 Early Modern Europe
  • HIST 495 Practicum in the Teaching of History 
Research Interests
Courtly life during reign of King Louis XIV
King Louis XIV of France
Versailles
Royal chateaux
Marie Antoinette
Old Regime France

Honors and Awards
  • Teacher of the Year, 2006
  • Knight in a European Order of Chivalry (Capellán Caballero con Mérito in the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George (Order of Chivalry bestowed by HRH the Infante Don Carlos of Borbon-Dos Sicilias, Duke of Calabria).

Recent Publications
"Royal Bodies, Royal Bedrooms: Louis XIV's Lever du Roy and the Theory of the `King's Two Bodies" for Cahiers du Dix-Septième: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2009.

“What’s Still Grand about the Grand Siècle: The Age of Louis XIV and the Education of the Heart” in Cahiers du Dix-Septième: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Actes du Colloque 2005.

The Château of Marly-le-Roi
. Musée de Marly-le-Roi, Louveciennes, France (in the English language section of the research library).

Conference Paper: "Royal Bodies, Royal Bedrooms: Louis XIV's Lever du Roy and the Theory of the 'King's Two Bodies'" given at the 25th Annual Conference,  Society for Interdisciplinary French

Conference Paper: Seventeenth-Century Studies, as part of a panel on "Body and Soul/Le Corps et l'Âme," October 13th, 2006, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.