Lee Palmer Wandel

Position title: WARF Michael Baxandall and Linda and Stanley Sher Professor of History

Email: lpwandel@wisc.edu

Phone: 608.263.1661

Office: 4135 Mosse Humanities
Mailbox: 4021 Mosse Humanities
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:00 - 12:00 or by appointment

Lee Palmer Wandel


My field of research is early modern Christianity. I study texts, objects, practices, and identities in the early modern world. My teaching area is early modern Europe, 1492 to 1648, and as it entered a wider world.


Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., Brown University
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz


Selected Awards

  • Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, 2012
  • Dorothy and Hsin-Nung Yao Teaching Award, 2011
  • Chadbourne Residential College Honored Instructor Award, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Kellett Mid-Career Award, University of Wisconsin, 2007
  • Senior Fellowship, Institute for Research in the Humanities, 2004-2009
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2003
  • Fellowship, Institute for Research in the Humanities, Fall 2002
  • Vilas Associate, University of Wisconsin, 2000-2002
  • Lilly Teaching Fellow, University of Wisconsin, 1999-2000
  • Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1997-98
  • Sarai Ribicoff Award for the Encouragement of Teaching at Yale College, 1995

Advisor To

History Courses