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Charles Cohen

Charles Cohen

Expert on early American history and religious history; braided history of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Professor emeritus, history and religious studies; director, Lubar Institute for the Study of the Abrahamic Religions College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-1956 — Home and cell phones available upon request clcohen@wisc.edu Home page

Topics

  • American history 1500-1800
  • Early American religious history
  • Abrahamic (Jewish, Christian, Muslim) interfaith relationships

Achievements

  • Emil Steiger Distinguished Teaching Award, UW-Madison, 1997
  • Founding director, Lubar Institute for the Study of the Abrahamic Religions
  • Co-editor, "Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States," 2013
  • Co-editor, "Theology and the Soul of the Liberal State," 2010
  • Co-editor, "Religion and Print Culture in Modern America," 2008
  • Distinguished lecturer, Organization of American Historians
  • Phi Beta Kappa Distinguished Teaching Award, 2002

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