Benny Bar-Lavi

Research Interests

Intellectual history; political theology and political philosophy in early modern Europe; longue durée history of ideas; the reception of Machiavelli and Spinoza; Jewish-Christian intellectual relations in early modern Europe; early modern Spain; conversos; the Western Sephardi Diaspora

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Oliver Cussen

Research Interests

Old regime France; European imperialism; political economy and the history of capitalism; the Enlightenment; intellectual history; environmental history

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John-Paul Heil

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance, Renaissance humanism and philosophy, Renaissance reception of classical philosophy, and Italian cultural history

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Elisa Jones

Research Interests

Early modern Europe; Old Regime France; citizenship; history of rights; political thought; religion; secularism; war and violence; exile and displacement in Europe and the Atlantic world; cultural history; intellectual history; legal history

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Carl E. Kubler

Research Interests

Social and economic history of late imperial and modern China; history of Sino-Western contact; global maritime history; intercultural communication and conflict; language and identity; children, childhood, and nationalism

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