- Guggenheim Fellow (1993)
Arthur Field retired from IU Bloomington in 2014 as the associate professor emeritus of history. Before his retirement, he was an associate professor of history and adjunct associate professor of history and philosophy of science in the College of Arts and Sciences. He was appointed to the faculty of the Graduate School in 1990. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University in 1970, a Master of Arts from the University of Chicago in 1971, and a Doctor of Philosophy in History from the University of Michigan in 1990. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the American Academy in Rome and the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame (1980-1982). He was a lecturer in the Department of History at Notre Dame (1980-1981) before accepting the position of associate professor of history at IU.
Field received two American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships (1992, 1983) and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Renaissance History (1993).