Research Expertise and Interest
intellectual history, religion, Christianity, Europe, history of science, secularism, Secularization
Jonathan Sheehan is an historian with particular interests in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern Europe, the history of religion, science, and scholarship. Other areas include: the history of secularism and secularization, Jewish-Christian relations, the history of the disciplines, the afterlife of the Protestant Reformation, and the history of reading and print culture. He is co-founder and co-director from 2012-2019 of the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion.