Staff Profiles

Professor Johannes Dillinger

Professor of Early Modern History

School of History, Philosophy and Culture

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Johannes Dillinger

Phone number: +44 (0)1865 483484


Location: Headington Campus, Tonge Block,T523

Professor Dillinger received his doctorate from Trier University. He taught at Trier University, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Georgetown University, Stanford University, and Nehru University (New Delhi). In 2000 and 2001 Dillinger worked as a Visiting Resarch Fellow at the German Historical Institute, Washington DC. Dillinger received both elite scholarships of the German Research Foundation (Noether and Heisenberg). Mainz University granted him an honorary professorship.

Dillinger is mainly interested in early modern history. He is currently working on the history of early modern terrorism, ghosts and magic.