Professor Gabriele would be happy to speak on issues related to religion and violence in the medieval and modern worlds, as well as medieval themes in any pop culture medium (tv, movies, video games, etc.). Please feel free to contact him.



Public Writing

Since 2018, Prof. Gabriele is a regular contributor to In addition, his research and teaching have been featured in The Washington PostReligion News ServiceThe GuardianThe Daily BeastSlate, Quartz, Pacific Standard, The New Republic,, and The Roanoke Times, as well as on CNN, on NPR, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

wapo bible star warsHe has also written for The Washington PostReligion News Service, and The Roanoke Times. A selection:



Interviews with Prof. Gabriele have aired locally, nationally, and internationally. He is more than happy to talk about how the Middle Ages are seen in our modern world, whether it have to do with Game of ThronesStar Wars, or just about anything else. Please contact him for more information.

Local Interviews

National/ International Interviews

  • Listen to Prof. Gabriele’s interview on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation about “Fact Checking the Middle Ages.”
  • Listen to Prof. Gabriele’s interview on With Good Reason (on NPR) on Game of Thrones (starts at about 13:23).

  • Listen to Prof. Gabriele’s interview on WINA (Charlottesville) about persistence of apocalyptic belief.

  • Watch Prof. Gabriele interviewed about the medieval history that informs the video games Dragon Age & Witcher 3.