Professor Stanley received his BA and MA degrees from The Louisiana State University and his PhD degree from The Pennsylvania State University. He specializes in Western Medieval art and Italian Renaissance architecture. Dr. Stanley has received numerous grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Dumbarton Oaks/ Trustees for Harvard University, The Kress Foundation and the UF Division of Sponsored Research among others, to conduct archaeological research in France and Italy. The results of his research have been published in articles in "Romische Mitteilungen", "Arte Medievale" and "Dumbarton Oaks Papers" and he has given numerous papers at national and international conferences. Professor Stanley has recently received an NEH research grant to study the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. He is also currently investigating the original vaulting of the early Gothic Abbey of Saint-Denis in Paris.