Brad S. Gregory

Brad S. Gregory is Professor of History and Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair at the University of Notre Dame, where from 2013-19 he was the Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. He specializes in the history of Christianity in Europe during the Reformation era and on the long-term influences of the Reformation era on the modern Western world. His first book, Salvation at Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe (Harvard University Press, 1999) received six book awards. In 2005, he was named the winner of the first annual Hiett Prize in the Humanities from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, a $50,000 award given to the outstanding mid-career humanities scholar in the United States. The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society (Belknap Press of Harvard Press, 2012) was named the winner of the Henry & Anne Paolucci Award and the inaugural Aldersgate Prize from Indiana Wesleyan University. Since then, Gregory published Rebel in the Ranks: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts that Continue to Shape Our World (HarperOne, 2017). His current research focuses on the early modern roots of the Anthropocene.

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