Dr. Matthew Gaetano

Dr. Matthew Gaetano is Assistant Professor of History at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. 


B.A., History, Hillsdale College, 2005

M.A., History, University of Pennsylvania, 2007

Ph.D., History, University of Pennsylvania, 2013



“Faith in Domingo de Soto’s Commentary on Romans”

In Fides Virtus: The Virtue of Faith from the Twelfth to the Early Sixteenth Century, eds. Marco Forlivesi, Riccardo Quinto, and Silvana Vecchio, 111-33. Münster: Aschendorff Verlag GmbH & Co., 2014.

An introduction to and translation of Francisco Suárez’s “What Kind of Corporeal or Political Life Men Would Have Professed in the State of Innocence”

Journal of Markets & Morality 15, no. 2 (Fall 2012): 527-563.

Dissertation Title: “Renaissance Thomism at the University of Padua, 1465-1583″


Renaissance Society of America

Sixteenth Century Society

Academy of Philosophy & Letters

Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

Society for Early Modern Catholic Studies

Mullins Scholar of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California (2010-present)



Dissertation Prize from the Society of Italian Historical Studies (2015)

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Fellowship, 2009-2010

Lemmermann Fondazione Fellowship, 2010