Professor Philip Daileader, Ph.D.

Professor Philip Daileader
  • The College of William and Mary
  • Harvard University
Making four courses over the last thirteen years has been an honor, and I'd like to think that as The Teaching Company has grown and developed, I've developed with it.
Dr. Philip Daileader is Associate Professor of History at The College of William and Mary. He earned his B.A. in History from Johns Hopkins University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Harvard University. Before taking his position at William and Mary, he taught at the University of Alabama and the State University of New York at New Paltz. Professor Daileader received William and Mary's 2004 Alumni Fellowship Award for excellence in teaching. As a graduate student, he was a four-time winner of the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. Dr. Daileader is the author of True Citizens: Violence, Memory, and Identity in the Medieval Community of Perpignan, 1162ñ1397. His research focuses on the social, cultural, and religious history of Mediterranean Europe.

"Professor Daileader is engaging, well-spoken, delivers well-thought out and clear lectures, and provides the listener with a deep contextual appreciation for the forces driving the time period."


"Dr. Daileader enriched the course and made it more interesting by his details of the personality, capabilites and motivation of the different historical persons.  Grew to appreciate his demeaner and humor."


"Professor Philip Daileader is an excellent lecturer! The topics chosen for these lectures were all interesting- he presents the information in a way that makes it very easy for the listener to retain. A+"