Dr.   Christine   J.   Kooi 

Professor  - History

Bachelor's Degree(s): 1987: College of Saint Rose

Master's Degree: 1988: MA, Yale University 1990: M. Philosophy, Yale University

PhD: 1993: Yale University

Phone: 225-578-4499

E-mail: ckooi1@lsu.edu

Office: 231B Himes


Area of Interest

The Reformation in the Low Countries, 1520-1620

Awards & Honors

Manship Summer Research Grant, 2012
Louisiana State Board of Regents Atlas Grant, 2007-2008
Resident Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, 2003
LSU Council on Research Summer Grants, 1995, 1998
Carl S. Meyer Prize, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, 1993
Andrew W. Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, 1992-1993
John F. Enders Research Grant, 1991-1992
Council on West European Studies Research Grant, 1990
Yale University History Department Research Grant, 1990
Ray Livingston Murphy Fellowship, 1989-1990
Yale University Fellowship, 1987-1988

Selected Publications


Calvinists and Catholics during Holland’s Golden Age: Heretics and Idolaters (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Liberty and Religion: Church and State in Leiden’s Reformation, 1572-1620 (Leiden: Brill, 2000)

Articles and Essays

“The Reformation in the Netherlands: Some Historiographic Contributions in English,” Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte 100 (2009): 287-301
“The Future of Sixteenth Century Studies: The Early Modern Low Countries,” Sixteenth Century Journal 40 (2009): 253-255
“The Netherlands,” in Reformation and Early Modern Europe: A Guide to Research, ed. David M. Whitford (Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2008), pp. 273-289
“Conversion in a Multiconfessional Society: The Dutch Republic,” in: Konversion und Konfession in der Frühen Neuzeit, eds. Ute-Lotz Heumann et al. (Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 2007), pp. 271-285
“Religionis ergo: The Religious Images of Early Modern Leiden,” De zeventiende eeuw 22 (2006): 35-41
“‘A Serpent in the Bosom of Our Dear Fatherland:’ Reformed Reactions to the Holland Mission in the Seventeenth Century,” Intersections: Yearbook for Early Modern Studies 3 (2003): 165-175
“Leiden,” in Encyclopedia of Religious Freedom, ed. Catharine Cookson (London: Routledge, 2003): 261-263
“Paying Off the Sheriff: Strategies of Catholic Toleration in Golden Age Holland,” in Calvinism and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age, eds R. Po-Chia Hsia and H.F.K. van Nierop (Cambridge: University Press, 2002): 87-101
“Sub jugo haereticorum: Minority Catholicism in Early Modern Europe,” in Early Modern Catholicism: Essays in Honour of John W. O’Malley, S.J., eds. Kathleen M. Comerford and Hilmar M. Pabel (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001): 147-162
“Converts and Apostates: The Competition for Souls in Early Modern Holland,” Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte 92 (2001): 195-214
“Katholieken en tolerantie in de Gouden Eeuw,” Tijdschrift voor Kerkgeschiedenis 2 (1999): 112-117
“Pharisees and Hypocrites: A Public Debate over Church Discipline in Leiden, 1586,” Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte 88 (1997): 258-278
“Onder ‘de ‘Tyrannie der Calvinisten’: De eerste decennia van de Lutherse gemeente in Leiden,” Leids Jaarboekje 88 (1996): 86-102
“Popish Impudence: The Perseverance of the Roman Catholic Faithful in Calvinist Holland, 1572-1620,” Sixteenth Century Journal 26 (1995): 75-85
“Gender and Faith in the Early Modern British World [review essay],” Journal of Women’s History 7 (1995): 146-155

Book Reviews in:

American Historical Review, Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte, Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden, Calvin Theological Journal, Catholic Historical Review, Church History, Church History and Religious Culture, Dutch Review of Church History, International History Review, Journal of Church and State, Sehepunkte.de, Sixteenth Century Journal, Social History, Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, De Zeventiende Eeuw.