Dr. Paul E. Kerry is an associate professor in the department of History at Brigham Young University, and an affiliate faculty of European Studies and Global Women’s Studies. He is also the Associate Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at BYU Law. He researches in German and European intellectual history, transatlantic transmission of ideas, and historiography. He is on the editorial board of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment, the advisory boards of Carlyle Studies Annual and Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, and the editorial committee of the Strouse Edition of Carlyle's works published by the University of California Press.
He has served as editor for volumes on Schiller, Goethe, Carlyle, Mozart, and Franklin. He wrote a book on Enlightenment thought and Goethe and is completing another monograph on German intellectual history. He took his DPhil from the University of Oxford and was a member of St. John’s College. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and has had visiting positions at various universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh, LSE, Heidelberg, and Princeton.