Region: France, Britain
Time: 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century
Theme: Religion, Intellectual History, Cultural History, Reformation, Enlightenment
Flynn Cratty serves as Associate Director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard. A historian of early modern France and Britain, he is a graduate of Duke University (B.A.), Southern Seminary (M.Div.), and Yale University (M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D.). His dissertation, “The Soul in Paraphrase”: Prayer and the Changing Mental Worlds of Early Modern France and England, won Yale's university-wide Theron Rockwell Field Prize. Prior to arriving at Harvard in 2020, Flynn was a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University.