Professor Luongo teaches Medieval European history as well as topics in pre-modern religion and Medieval and Renaissance Italy. He is a historian of religion with a special interest in mysticism and female sanctity in the later Middle Ages. He served for ten years as Associate Dean in Newcomb-Tulane College and Director of the Tulane Honors Program, and is a past holder of the Eva-Lou Joffrion Edwards Professorship.
“Catherine of Siena, Auctor,” in Women Intellectuals and Leaders of the Medieval World. Edited by Kathryn Kerby-Fulton and John Van Engen. Boydell and Brewer, forthcoming 2020.
“Birgitta and Catherine’s Textual Communities.” In Sanctity and Female Authorship: Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena. Edited by Unn Falkeid and Maria H. Oen. Routledge, 2019.
“God’s Words or Birgitta’s? Birgitta of Sweden as Author.” In A Companion to Birgitta of Sweden. Edited by Maria H. Oen with Claire Sahlin. Brill, 2019.
“Inspiration and Imagination: Visionary Authorship in the Early Manuscripts of the Revelations of Birgitta of Sweden,” Speculum 93 (2018).
"Siena," in Europe: A Literary History, 1348-1418. Edited by David Wallace. Oxford University Press, 2016.
The Saintly Politics of Catherine of Siena, Cornell University Press, 2006.