Maarten Ultee

Maarten Ultee

Professor Emeritus


  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1975


Research Interests

  • History of Surgery
  • Medicine, Religion, and Science 1500-1800
  • France, the Netherlands, and Early Modern Europe
  • Anti-Semitism in Medicine
  • Contemporary Business and Journalism

Awards and Honors

  • Elizabeth Crahan Fellow in the History of Medicine, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California, Spring, 2002.
  • Bankhead Fund Faculty Research Fellowship, 2002.
  • Advisory Board, College Program, The New York Times, 1997-2002.
  • Vice-President, Southern Association for History of Medicine and Science, 2002-2004.
  • Ruth M. Kibbey Award for Outstanding Service, University of Alabama, 2000.

Selected Publications

  • Instructor’s Manual for Western Civilizations, and Test-Item File for Western Civilizations, 2 vols. with Steven Kreis, et al. (New York: W. W. Norton, 2002).
  • “Defending the Honor of French Surgery, 1760-1789,” Proceedings of the Western Society for French History 27 (Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2001).
  • Translator, Worldwide Banking: ABN-AMRO Bank, 1824-1999, by Joh. de Vries et al. (Amsterdam, 1999).
  • Encyclopedia of Political Revolutions, 1998 ed., s.v. “Netherlands Revolt (1566-1609).”
  • Encyclopedia of Political Revolutions, 1998 ed., s.v. “William the Silent.”
  • “Religion and Surgery in Sixteenth Century-France, Proceedings of the Western Society for French History 23 (Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 1996).
  • Editor, Adapting to Conditions: War and Society in the Eighteenth Century (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1986).
  • The Abbey of St. Germain des Pres in the Seventeenth Century (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1981).
    • Selected by the Macmillan Library of World History.