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Matt Kadane

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Professor of History, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Matt Kadane studies the early modern period in Europe and to a growing extent more broadly. He is the author of The Watchful Clothier (Yale UP, 2013) and is finishing a new book, The Enlightenment and Original Sin. He has also written articles in The American Historical Review, Past & Present, and several other journals and book collections. His research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, The Huntington Library, the Mellon Foundation, and others.

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  • Faculty
  • IES Visiting Scholar