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Benjamin Lazier

Visiting Scholar 2011-2012


Benjamin Lazier

Lazier is associate professor of history and humanities at Reed College. His primary field of expertise is modern European history, with subsidiary interests in intellectual history, the history of technology, environment, globalisms, religious thought, political thought, political economy, animality, the emotions, and movements for social action. He is the author of God Interrupted (2008), a history of religious thought between the World Wars. Currently, he is at work on a history of the notion of the "Whole Earth." Lazier will be in residence at CES during the 2011-2012 academic year.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University