Associate Professor and Graduate Chair
Early Modern Europe
Phone: 613-533-6000, ext: 78998
Office: Watson Hall, Room 234
Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley, 2004
B.A., Reed College, 1996
Andrew Jainchill's general field of study is early modern Europe, with primary research interests in eighteenth-century France, the French Revolution, and the Napoleonic era, and in the history of political thought. He is the author of Reimagining Politics after the Terror: The Republican Origins of French Liberalism (Cornell University Press, 2008) as well as articles and essays in a number of venues. He has been a visiting professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris) and serves on the editorial boards of Modern Intellectual History and French Historical Studies. During the 2013-14 academic year, he is a fellow at the Institut d'études avancées de Paris.
History 201: Early Modern Europe
History 319: The Expansion of Europe and the Creation of the Atlantic World
History 349: Early Modern Intellectual History
History 402: The State in Early Modern Europe
History 422: The French Revolution
History 424: The French Enlightenment
History 804: The Atlantic World
History 813: Topics in Modern European History
History 886: Topics in Early Modern European History
"1685 and the French Revolution," in The French Revolution in Global Context, ed. Suzanne Desan, Lynn Hunt, and William Nelson (Cornell University Press, 2013).
"Liberal Republicanism after the Terror: Charles-Guillaume Théremin and Germaine de Staël," in Pluralism and the Idea of the Republic in France, ed. Stuart Jones and Julian Wright (Palgrave, 2012).
"The Republican Roots of Liberty in French Liberalism," in French Liberalism: From Montesquieu to the Present, ed. Raf Geenens and Helena Rosenblatt (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Contribution to forum ("regards croisés") "Si l'on parlait de la République?," Annales Historiques de la Révolution Française no. 364 (April-June 2011): 211-38 (with Dan Edelstein, Frédéric Régent, Pierre Serna and Anne Simonin).
"Political Economy, the State, and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France," Modern Intellectual History, 6, no. 2 (2009): 425-444 (review essay).
Reimagining Politics after the Terror: The Republican Origins of French Liberalism, Cornell University Press, 2008.
(with Samuel Moyn) "French Democracy between Totalitarianism and Solidarity: Pierre Rosanvallon and Revisionist Historiography," Journal of Modern History 76, no. 1 (2004): 107-154.
"The Constitution of the Year III and the Persistence of Classical Republicanism," French Historical Studies26, no. 3 (2003): 399-435.