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Aug 22, 2022

During the final weeks of the summer, the Institute of Intellectual History brings a series of new interviews with leading intellectual historians about their career and work in intellectual history. 

In this second interview, we present a conversation with Professor Jacqueline Broad.

Jaqueline Broad is Head of the Philosophy Department at Monash University. After being awarded her PhD in 2000, she won funding from the Australian Research Council 2004-2007 and 2010-2016. She is Series Editor of Cambridge University Press’s new Elements series on Women in the History of Philosophy as well as serving on the advisory boards for Oxford University Press's Oxford New Histories of Philosophy series.

Jacqueline specialises in the history of philosophy, particularly focusing on the contributions of women philosophers and their interactions with the world in the early modern period. Her most recent publication seeks to provide commentaries to women philosophers letters in a a two-volume edited collection of women's philosophical letters: Women Philosophers of Eighteenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence (2020) and Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence (2019).