Ulrich L. Lehner

Ulrich L.  Lehner
  • Marquette University
  • Professor
  • Affiliation During NDIAS Fellowship: Marquette University
  • Pampusch Scholar, Residential Fellow (2010-2011)
  • “The Theological Debates of the Catholic Enlightenment in Central Europe”

Ulrich L. Lehner is Professor of Religious History and Historical Theology at Marquette University. He specializes in religious history of the Early Modern period, especially theologies of the Enlightenment and early modern Catholic theology.

Among his many publications are nine books, including Enlightened Monks (Oxford UP: 2010), The Catholic Enlightenment (Oxford UP: 2016), and God Is Not Nice (Ave Maria Press: 2017), as well as numerous articles, reviews and sixteen edited volumes, including The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Theology, 1600-1800 (Oxford UP: 2016).

In 2008, Professor Lehner was selected as a Member and Herodotus Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, and he was also selected as a fellow at the Institute for Comparative History of Religious Orders at the University of Eichstätt in Germany. Since 2009 he has also been a member of the Academy of Catholic Theology. At the University of Notre Dame he is a member of the Andrew Mellon Research Group "Religion across the Disciplines" (2011-2012).