Current Member

Lauren Benton

Funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Affiliation
Historical Studies
Field of Study
History
Home Institution
Vanderbilt University

Lauren Benton’s research project examines widely recurring practices of violence and peacemaking in the early modern world and analyzes their effects on regional and global orders, and their relation to interpolity law.

Dates at IAS
Member
  • Historical Studies
9/2019current
Degrees
Johns Hopkins University Ph.D., 1987
Harvard University A.B., 1978
Honors
Toynbee Prize 2019
Guggenheim Fellowship 2019
Appointments
New York University 2003–2015 Professor of History and Affiliated Professor of Law
NJIT/Rutgers University, Newark 1992–2003 Associate Prof/Professor of History