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Current Member

Sara Lipton

Elizabeth and J. Richardson Dilworth Fellow

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

History of Religion, Cultural History

Home Institution

Stony Brook University, The State University of New York

While at IAS, Sara Lipton will be working on a book project entitled "How Pictures Hate: The Sources, Mechanisms, and Effects of Inflammatory Images." It aims to analyze and historicize the power and danger of incendiary imagery in specific charged contexts from medieval Europe through the early modern period, and up to our own day.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current
Fall

Degrees

Yale University
Ph.D.
1991

Honors

2019
Fellow, Medieval Academy of America
2015
Jordan Schnitzer Book Award
2014
Fellow, Royal Historical Society of England
2003
John Nicholas Brown Book Prize

Appointments

Stony Brook University
2015
Professor of History
Stony Brook University
2000–2015
Associate Professor of History
Stony Brook University
1998–2000
Assistant Professor of History
College of William and Mary
1996–1998
Assistant Professor of History
New York University
1995–1996
Dorot Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow