Henry Putnam University Professor of History and the Humanities at Princeton University
John Caius and the Early History of Cambridge
Anthony Grafton is Henry Putnam University Professor of History and the Humanities at Princeton University. His many books include: Defenders of the Text (1991); Cardano’s Cosmos. The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer (1999); The Footnote: A Curious History (1999); Worlds Made by Words (2009); and The Culture of Correction in Renaissance Europe (2011). The recipient of numerous awards and fellowships in Europe and in America, including the Balzan Prize for History of the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities, Grafton is a member of the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a corresponding fellow of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften and the British Academy.