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.