Ronen Steinberg

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Ronen Steinberg is a historian of modern Europe and an Assistant Professor of History at Michigan State University. His main research interests are the French Revolution, mass violence, and transitional justice. He holds a BA in history and philosophy from Tel-Aviv University (Summa cum laude) and an MA and PhD in history from the University of Chicago (with distinction.) He has been a visiting scholar at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS.) He has been the recipient of the Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society and a research fellow at the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Michigan, and the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His publications include articles in French Historical Studies, The International Journal of Transitional Justice, Historical Reflections/Refléxions historiques, and Storia della Storiografia, as well as book chapters in the Oxford Handbook of the French Revolution, and the Oxford Handbook of the History of Terrorism. He is currently at work on a book about the aftermath of the Reign of Terror in revolutionary France. Quite apart from his academic life, he has a background in music and puppetry.

Image Description: Ronen Steinberg sitting against a wall in the Broad Museum at Michigan State University, as photographed by Jackie Hawthorne. He wears a red shirt and glasses and has dark hair.


“Ronen Steinberg,” Legacies of the Enlightenment, accessed March 5, 2024,