Recent professional activities by Thomas Kselman, Professor Emeritus, History

Author: Kelli Brown

Thomas Kselman Professor Emeritus of History

Community Service:

Volunteer for Catholic Charities


“Roman Catholicism.” In Handbook of Religious Culture in Nineteenth-Century Europe. Edited by Anthony Steinhoff and Jeffrey Zalar. Berlin: De Gruyter, forthcoming, 2024.

“Renan et le clergé français : Les lettres à Renan dans le fonds du Musée de la Vie Romantique,” Pour une histoire sociale et culturelle de la théologie. Autour de Claude Langlois. Edited by Denis Pelletier, Florian Michel. Paris: Brépols, 2023. Pp. 215-227.

“Religion and the Divine,” A Cultural History of Ideas in the Age of Empire. Edited by James Johnson. Volume 5, A Cultural History of Ideas. London: Bloomsbury, 2022. Pp. 115-133.

“Marian Piety and the Cold War in the United States.” In Cold War Mary: Ideologies, Politics, and Marian Devotional Cultures. Edited by Peter Margry. Leuven: Presses Universiaires de Louvain, 2020, pp. 211-230.

Awards and Honors:

Member of Committee for John Gilmary Shea prize of the American Catholic Historical Association, for the best book in Catholic history (term 2023-2025)

Other Service to the University and Community:

Fellow of Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

Participant in reading group on Cultural Traditions in Modern Europe of Nanovic Institue.

Member of the Board of Solar Village Project, which provides solar energy to schools and health clinics in India.

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