Jonathan Israel#


Jonathan Israel
Email:jisrael 'at' ias.edu
Membership Number:2033
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:jisrael
Homepage: http://www.hs.ias.edu/israel





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001 - present Modern European History Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • 1985 - 2000 Professor of Dutch History and Institutions, University College Londond
  • 1981 - 1985 Reader in Modern History, University College London
  • 1974 - 1981 Lecturer in Early Modern European History, University College London
  • 1973 - 1974 Lecturer, University of Hull
  • 1972 - 1973 Assistant lecturer, University of Hull
  • 1970 Sir James Knott Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1972 D.Phil., Oxford University

Fields of Scholarship
  • The Age of Enlightenment
  • Dutch history
  • European Jewry

Honours and Awards
  • 1986 Wolfson Literary Award for History 1986
  • 1992 Fellow of the British Academy in 1992
  • 1994 Corresponding Fellow of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences)
  • 2001 American Historical Association’s Leo Gershoy Prize
  • 2004 Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion in 2004
  • 2008 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize prize for history, medicine, environmental studies and cognitive science
  • 2010 Benjamin Franklin Medal by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) for outstanding contribution to Enlightenment scholarship


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