Philip Daileader is an Associate Professor of History at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. He was born in Queens, New York, on October 25, 1968, and grew up in Central Islip, New York. He attended St. Anthony's High School in Smithtown and then South Huntington, New York. He received his B.A. (1990) in history from The Johns Hopkins University and earned his M.A. (1991) and Ph.D. (1996) in history from Harvard University. Prior to taking his position at William and Mary, he taught at the University of Alabama and the State University of New York at New Paltz. From 2008 to 2011, he served as the chairman of the Lyon G. Tyler Department of History at William and Mary.
As a graduate student, Daileader was a four-time winner of the "Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching." At William and Mary, he has held a University Professorship for Teaching Excellence, and been awarded an Alumni Fellowship Award for Teaching and a Phi Beta Kappa Award for Excellence in Teaching (Alpha Chapter of Virginia). In 2012, The Princeton Review named him one of the 300 best professors in America.
- "La coutume dans un pays aux trois religions: la Catalogne, 1228-1319," Annales du Midi 118 (2006): 369-385.
- "Catalonia and the Midi: Sixty Years of Urban History," Imago temporis: medium aevum 1 (2007) 31-58.
- "Local Experiences of the Great Western Schism," in J. Rollo-Koster and T. Izbicki (eds.), A Companion to the Great Western Schism (1378-1417), Brill, 2009, pp. 89–121.
- "The Vanishing Consulates of Catalonia," Speculum, Vol. 74, No. 1. (Jan., 1999), pp. 65–94.
- "Town and Countryside in Northeastern Catalonia, 1267-ca. 1450: The sobreposats de la horta of Perpignan," Journal of Medieval History 24 (1998): 347-66
- "One Will, One Voice, and Equal Love: Papal Elections and the Liber Pontificalis in the Early Middle Ages," Archivum historiae pontificiae 31 (1993): 11-31.
- True Citizens: Violence, Memory, and Identity in the Medieval Community of Perpignan, 1162-1397, E.J. Brill Academic Publishers, 2000. French translation, Editions Trabucaire, 2004.
- Co-edited with Philip Whalen. French Historians, 1900-2000. New Historical Writing in Twentieth-Century France, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
- The Early Middle Ages, Course No. 8267, The Teaching Company, 2004. ISBN 1-56585-916-2
- The High Middle Ages, Course No. 869, The Teaching Company, 2001. ISBN 1-56585-827-1
- The Late Middle Ages, Course No. 8296, The Teaching Company, 2007. ISBN 978-1-59803-345-8
- How the Crusades Changed History, Course No. 3931, The Teaching Company, 2013.
- Philip Daileader, faculty page from William and Mary.
- "10 professors featured in Princeton Review's 'Best 300 Professors," The College of William and Mary, April 3, 2012