Professor Caroline Winterer

Instructor, Age of Jefferson

Ph.D., University of Michigan, History
A.M., University of Michigan, History
B.A., cum laude, Pomona College, History

Caroline Winterer is Director and Anthony P. Meier Family Professor in the Humanities at the Stanford Humanities Center. She is also Professor of History and (by courtesy) of Classics at Stanford University. She is the author of three books and numerous articles on early American intellectual and cultural history in its trans-Atlantic contexts and is the recipient of a number of national grants and fellowships. Recently she curated two exhibits of rare books and artifacts, including one in 2011 at Stanford entitled The American Enlightenment.

At Stanford, she teaches courses on early American history, the American Revolution, and the American Enlightenment. She is also digitally mapping the letters of Benjamin Franklin as part of Stanford’s Mapping the Republic of Letters project.