Lucy Kaufman

Lucy Kaufman

Assistant Professor


  • PhD, Yale University, 2014


Research Interests

  • Early modern British history
  • Popular politics and power
  • The creation of religious and national identities
  • Social and institutional networks
  • Microeconomics and social economic history
  • Migration and immigration in the early modern world

Current Projects

  • A People’s Reformation: Religion, Politics, and Society in the Elizabethan Parish

Courses Taught

  • England under the Tudors (HY 491)
  • England under the Stuarts (HY 491)
  • History Colloquium (HY 665)

Awards and Honors

Selected Publications

  • “The Pious Politics of Godly Women in Post-Reformation England,” in Germany and Britain in the Reformation: Comparison, Transfer, and Entanglements, ed. Frank-Lothar Kroll (forthcoming).
  •  “Pensioners, Prisoners, and Pupils: Charity at the Tudor University,” in Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College Oxford in Context, 1450-1600, ed. John Watts (forthcoming).
  • “Ecclesiastical Improvements, Lay Impropriations, and the Building of a Post-Reformation Church in England, 1560-1600,” The Historical Journal 58 (March 2015): 1-23.