Dr Paul E. Kerry is a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought. He has with Joel Rasmussen organised a colloquium on Receptions of German Religious Thought in Nineteenth-Century America, as well as co-convened other events for CTMET. He researches the transatlantic transmission of ideas in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and has focused his archival work on the early nineteenth-century studies of George Bancroft at the University of Göttingen. He is also exploring Goethe’s idea of Zusammenleben and the use of religious and ethical ideas in eighteenth-century German.
Dr Kerry has held fellowships at Princeton, Cambridge, and Edinburgh and is an Associate Professor of History at Brigham Young University. He took his doctorate from Oxford and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.