Field: German/Jewish/Intellectual History

Contact Info:
2149 JFSB
(801) 422-2983

Consultation Hours:
Current Classes:
Classes Taught:
  • History 244 History of the Jews
  • History 312 History of Ideas
  • History 315 The Holocaust
  • History 328 Modern Germany
  • History 200 Historian's Craft
  • History 202 World Civilization since 1500
  • History 487 Philosophies of History
  • History 490 Research and Writing Seminar



Paul E. Kerry is an associate dean of Undergraduate Education, an associate professor in the department of History, and a member of the European Studies faculty. He researches in German and European intellectual history, transatlantic transmission of ideas, and historiography. He is on the editorial board of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment, the advisory boards of Carlyle Studies Annual and Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, and the editorial committee of the Strouse Edition of Carlyle's works published by the University of California Press. He has served as editor for volumes on Schiller, Goethe, Carlyle, Mozart, and Franklin. He wrote a book on Enlightenment thought and Goethe and is completing another monograph on German intellectual history. He has been awarded fellowships at Princeton, Cambridge, Edinburgh, and Oxford, where he took his doctorate and was a member of St. John’s College. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.