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Benjamin Jacob Kaplan

Benjamin Jacob Kaplan, American history professor. Recipient fellow Woodrow Wilson Center, 1999-2000, Friedrich Solmsen fellow Institute Research in Humanities, 1997, fellowship National Endowment Humanities, since 2001, Harold J. Grimm prize 16th Century Studies Conference, 1990, fellowship American Council Learned Societies, 1992.

Background

  • Kaplan, Benjamin Jacob was born on January 31, 1960 in Brooklyn. Son of Fred Kaplan and Gloria Taplin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1981. AM, Harvard University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1989.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1989-1996, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1996-1998, associate professor, since 1998. Board directors Society Netherlandic History, 16th Century Studies Conference.

    Works

    • Author: Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620, 1995 (Roland Bainton prize, Philip Schaff prize, 1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailboat racing, classical guitar.

    Connections

    • father: Fred Kaplan
    • mother: Gloria Taplin
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    Born January 31, 1960
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Yale University
    • 1983
      Harvard University
    • 1989
      Harvard University
    • 1989 - 1996
      Assistant, professor Brandeis University
      Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1996 - 1998
      Assistant, professor Brandeis University
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States