Christine Kooi

Christine Kooi

Lewis, Katheryn and Benjamin Price Professor of European History
238A Himes Hall
ckooi1@lsu.edu
225-578-4499

 

Courses Taught

Western Civilization to 1500, The Renaissance, The Age of Reformation, The Dutch Republic and Empire, 1500-1800, Women in the Renaissance and Reformation

 

Current Research Interests

The Reformation in the Low Countries, 1520-1620

 

Interested in Directing Theses On

The Reformation, Early Modern Netherlands

 

Education

B.A. summa cum laude, The College of Saint Rose (1987)

M.A., Ph.D., Yale University (1993)

 

Awards and Honors

LSU Council on Summer Research Grants (1995, 1998)
Editorial Board, Sixteenth Century Journal
Carl Meyer Prize
Sixteenth Century Studies Conference 1993
Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study Resident Fellow 2003
Louisiana Board of Regents ATLAS Grant, 2007-2008

 

 

Notable Articles

“Popish Impudence: The Perseverance of the Catholic Faithful in Calvinist Holland, 1572-1620,” Sixteenth Century Journal 26 (1995): 75-85

“Pharisees and Hypocrites: A Public Debate over Church Discipline in Leiden, 1586,” Archive for Reformation History 88 (1997): 258-278

“Converts and Apostates: The Competition for Souls in Early Modern Holland,” Archive for Reformation History 92 (2001): 195-214

“Sub jugo haereticorum: Minority Catholicism in Early Modern Europe,” in Early Modern Catholicism (Toronto, 2001)

“Paying Off the Sheriff: Strategies of Catholic Toleration in Golden Age Holland,” in Calvinism and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002)

“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

“The Netherlands,” in Reformation and Early Modern Europe: A Guide to Research, ed. David M. Whitford (Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2007), pp. 273-289

“The Reformation in the Netherlands: Some Historiographic Contributions in English,” Archive for Reformation History 100 (2009): 293-307

 

Books

Calvinists and Catholics during Holland’s Golden Age: Heretics and Idolaters (Cambridge, 2012)

Liberty and Religion: Church and State in Leiden’s Reformation 1572-1620 (Brill, 2000)