2019    “Machiavelli’s Critique of neo-Roman Republicanism,” Miami University, April 15.

2019    “Hidden in Plain Sight: Machiavelli’s Correspondence with Francesco Guicciardini,” Medieval and Renaissance Studies Center, New York University, April 5.

2019    Roundtable book discussant and chair, Gabriele Pedullà’s Machiavelli in Tumult, Renaissance Society of America Conference, Toronto, March 19.

2018    “Machiavelli’s Histories as a Source for Guicciardini’s Dialogue on the Government of Florence,” Francesco Guicciardini Symposium, University of Chicago, November 13.

2018    “Machiavelli and Guicciardini,” Celebration of Early Modern Studies Conference, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Toronto, April 10.

2017    “Lorenzo de’ Medici in Machiavelli’s Histories and Guicciardini’s Dialogue,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Chicago, March 30.

2016    “Machiavelli and Guicciardini on the Medici Regime,” American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, September 1.

2015    “Guicciardini’s Critique of the Albizzi Regime,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Boston.

2014    “Advising the Prince: Machiavelli, Guicciardini, and Vettori on History and Republicanism,” Reed College, Humanities 210, Portland OR, October 8.

2014    Participant, final roundtable, “Rethinking Early Modern Collegialities,” Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium, Toronto, November 8.

2014    “Machiavelli and the Medici Revisited,” Rethinking Early Modernity, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies 50th Anniversary Conference, Toronto, June 26-27.

2014    Commentary for panel, “Modes of Dissent in the Western Mediterreanean: 13th-15th Centuries,” American Historical Association Conference, Washington DC.

2013    “Machiavelli’s Changing Views of the People,” 500 Years of The Prince: New Directions in Machiavelli Studies, Program on Constitutional Government, Harvard University, December 3.

2013    “Machiavelli and Guicciardini on History and Republicanism,” Society for Sixteenth Century Studies, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 27.

2013    “Writing History in Ruined World: Machiavelli, Guicciardini, and Vettori on History and the Future of Republicanism,” Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, October 18.

2013    “Writing History in Ruined World: Machiavelli and His Friends on History and the Future of Republicanism,” Glendon College, October 4.

2013    “Writing History in Ruined World: Machiavelli and His Friends on History and the Future of Republicanism,” Maquiavelo: ¿Un pensador para tiempos de incertidumbre?, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotà, Colombia, September 22-23.

2013    “Machiavelli, Vettori, and Guicciardini on Florentine History and Republicanism,” Machiavelli and Modern Politics: A Quincentenary Celebration, Tianjin Normal University, China, May 25.

2012    Machiavelli’s Changing View of the People,” Early Modern Colloquium, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ, November 28.

2012    Roundtable participant on John McCormick’s Machiavellian Democracy, American Historical Association Conference, Chicago, January 5.

2011    “Machiavelli’s Istorie fiorentine and the Florentine Constitution,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Montreal, March 25.

2011    “Political Thought in Machiavelli’s Florentine Histories,” Glendon College, March 9.

2011    “Political Thought in Machiavelli’s Florentine Histories,” Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium, October 27.

2011    “Some Thoughts on Publishing, Grants, and Landing a Job,” New Frontiers in Graduate History-York University Graduate Student Conference, February 28.

2009    “Machiavelli’s Interpretation of Savonarola,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Los Angeles, March 20.

2009    “Machiavelli and Savonarola Re-Considered,” Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto, January 23.

2007    “Was Machiavelli’s Political Thought Roman?,” Villa I Tatti-Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies, November 21.

2006    “Machiavelli’s Rejection of the neo-Roman Republican Tradition,” Roehampton University Centre for Research in Renaissance Studies Annual Conference, October 28.

2006    “Machiavelli’s Hybrid Republicanism,” Queen’s University, History Department, October 12.

2005    “Republican Biography in an Age of Absolutism: Silvano Razzi’s Vita di Francesco Valori,” University of Ottawa-Concordia History Conference, October 28.

2005    “Republican Biography in an Age of Absolutism: Silvano Razzi’s Lives of Five Famous Men,” Roehampton University Centre for Research in Renaissance Studies Annual Conference, October 22.

2005    “Machiavelli on Self-Interest and Trust,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Cambridge UK, April 8.

2005    “The Guicciardinian Moment,” University of Ottawa Discovery Lecture, January 22.

2004    “Medici Constitutionalism and the Mechanization of Virtue,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto, October.

2004    “Trust in Renaissance Electoral Politics,” Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, February 25.

2004    “Electoral Machinery and the Psychology of Trust in Renaissance Republics,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, New York City, April 2.

2003    “Renaissance Republicanism,” Department of History, University College of London, May.

2003    “Humanism and Millenarianism in the Service of Politics: The Case of the Valori Family,” Department of History, University of Notre Dame, January 22.

2003    “Prophets and Politicians: Savonarola, Ficino, and the Valori Family, 1494-98,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Toronto, March 28.

2002    “Citizens, Subjects, and Scholars: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance,” Department of History, Yale University, April 22.

2002    “Citizens, Subjects, and Scholars: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance,” Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, April 15.

2001    “The Machiavellian Moment Revisited: The Economic Foundations of Florentine Republicanism and its Role in the Atlantic Republican Debate,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Chicago, March 30.

2000    “Marsilio Ficino and the Valori Family: The Origins of the Myth of the Platonic Academy,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Cleveland.

1999    “Civic Humanism and the Rise of the Medici,” Renaissance Society of America
Conference, Los Angeles.

1998    “Francesco Valori, Savonarola, and Machiavelli: political literature in the second Florentine Republic,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto.

1998    “Francesco Valori, Savonarola, and the Struggle for Florentine Oligarchy, 1492-98,” Renaissance Studies Conference of the Newberry Library, Chicago.