Jonathan Israel Awarded 2010 Benjamin Franklin Medal

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Jonathan Israel, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, has been awarded the 2010 Benjamin Franklin Medal by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) for his outstanding contribution to Enlightenment scholarship. The medal is awarded annually to those who have made profound efforts to forward Anglo-American understanding in areas closely linked to the RSA’s agenda. It is also recognizes those who have made a significant contribution to global affairs through cooperation and collaboration between the United States and the United Kingdom.

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