Dr Nicholas Baker

Dr Nicholas Baker

Dr Nicholas Baker

Dr Nicholas Baker 

Senior Lecturer 

Nicholas Baker is a cultural and political historian of early modern Europe, with particular interests in Renaissance Italy, political culture, and the use of visual sources in historical research. He has published articles on political culture, violence, and sexuality in sixteenth-century Florence. His first book The Fruit of Liberty: Political Culture in the Florentine Renaissance, 1480-1550 was published by Harvard University Press in 2013. He has previously taught at the University of Melbourne in Australia, and at Northwestern University and Washington & Lee University in the United States.

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