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history professor

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailboat racing, classical guitar.

Connections

father:
Fred Kaplan

mother:
Gloria Taplin