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Dorinda Outram


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Dorinda Outram is Clark Professor of History at the University of Rochester. She specializes in European history from 1648-1848, with particular emphasis on the Enlightenment and the French Revolution, history of the body, history of science and the history of geographical exploration. More recently, she has begun to study religious conversion in the 18th century as well. Prior to assuming the Clark Chair in History at Rochester in 1998, Professor Outram was educated at Cambridge University. She is the author of five books to date; a sixth, on religious conversion in the Enlightenment that will relate to current religious controversies, is currently in progress.
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