Alexandra Thomas

Alexandra Thomas studies early modern intellectual history. She is interested in the discourse between Christian faith and political thought, ideas of secularization and state-building in the period of Catholic Reform, the relationship of God and man, and how Christianity plays a role in perceptions of the universe and humanity's place therein. She is currently focusing on the work of Giovanni Botero in the context of the end of the Renaissance. Past projects have included analyses of opposing political theories and the relationship of Church and state during the Venetian Interdict of 1606, the role of astrology in late medieval thought, and the philosophy of Giordano Bruno. Her minor field is the early modern Islamic Mediterranean.

Alexandra holds an MA in Medieval History with distinction from King's College London and a BA in History from Skidmore College.