Department of History

Donald R. Kelley
James Westfall Thompson Professor Emeritus of History
Degree: Ph.D. Columbia University
Email: mailto:dkelley@rci.rutgers.edu

Additional Degree:

B.A. Harvard University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • History of Western historiography
  • European Intellectual history
  • History of Law

PUBLICATIONS

  • Faces of History: Historical Inquiry from Herodotus to Herder (1998)
  • Fortunes of History: Historical Inquiry from Herder to Huizinga (in press)
  • The Descent of Ideas: The History of Intellectual History (2002)
  • The Writing of History and the Study of Law (1997)
  • Edited: Versions of History: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment (1990)
  • History and the Disciplines: the Reclassification of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe (1997)
  • Festschrift: Historians and Ideologues: Essays in Honor of Donald R. Kelley, ed. J. H. M. Salmon and Anthony Grafton (2001)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Philosophical Society
  • Jacques Barzun Prize Committee (chair)
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • International Society for Intellectual History (president)
  • Renaissance Society of America
  • Medieval Academy
  • American Society for Legal History

Upcoming Events

Wed Sep 05 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Conversation with Pieter Judson
Thu Sep 06 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Fri Sep 07 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Sat Sep 08 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Sun Sep 09 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Mon Sep 10 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Conversation with Pieter Judson

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