- Marquette University
- Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
- 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 an assistant professor of 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 three books, Historia Magistra (2005), Kant’s Concept of Providence (Brill: 2007), and Enlightened Monks (Oxford UP: 2010), as well as numerous articles, reviews and ten edited volumes. His newest book projects are The Theological Debates of the Catholic Enlightenment in Central Europe and Transnational Trajectories in a Century of Light: Catholic Enlightenment Lives in Global Context (University of Notre Dame Press: 2013) as well as a History of Early Modern Theology, 1600-1800.
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).