Field: Modern Europe; Advisor: Coleman; Year: 2019
Michael Gioia is a PhD student in modern European history at Columbia. He is interested generally in the interplay between law and political theory, and more specifically in the legal and intellectual histories of secularism and religious liberty. His current projects cover the role of religion in private law as well as Catholic arguments for the separation of church and state.
Michael earned his BA in history at Stanford, MPhil in political thought and intellectual history at Cambridge and JD at Harvard. He holds bar admission in New York.