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John Dixon
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: College of Staten Island|Graduate Center
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Research Interests: Early American History, intellectual and cultural history, the Enlightenment, New York history, and American Jewish history
 
John Dixon is a historian of early America. His research interests include intellectual and cultural history, the Enlightenment, New York history, and American Jewish history. His current book project is a history of Jews, crypto-Jews, and conversos in the early modern Atlantic world. 

“Imperial Politics, Enlightenment Philosophy, and Transatlantic Print Culture,” introductory essay for Cadwallader Colden, The History of the Five Indian Nations: A Critical Edition. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2017.







 
The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2016.
 








“The Enlightenment and America,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History, July 2016.
 
“Henry F. May and the Revival of the American Enlightenment: Problems and Possibilities for Intellectual and Social History,” William and Mary Quarterly 71, no. 2 (April 2014): 255‒280.
 
“Between Script and Specie: Cadwallader Colden’s Printing Method and the Production of Permanent, Correct Knowledge,” Early American Studies 8, no.1 (Winter 2010): 75–93.