Phillip Haberkern

Office
HIS 509, Fall ’14 Hours: T 10-11, F 11-1
Email
phaberke@bu.edu
Phone
617-353-8314

Director of Undergraduate Studies; Assistant Professor of History

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Early modern European history

Curriculum Vitae

Phillip Haberkern was appointed to the History Department in 2010 and will join the faculty in fall 2011. Meanwhile he holds a position as Stewart Fellow and lecturer in the Religion Department at Princeton University. His research interests lay in the history of late medieval and early modern Christianity, with particular attention to the Bohemian and German reformations and the development of dissident and heretical religious movements. He holds a Master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School and completed his PhD in history at the University of Virginia. He was also a visiting scholar at Charles University in Prague while on a Fulbright grant to the Czech Republic. He is currently working on essays about Jan Hus and the Lutheran reformation and is reworking his dissertation as a book tentatively entitled “Commemoration and the Creation of Saint Jan Hus.”