Samuel Roberts

Samuel Roberts is a doctoral candidate in History at the University of Notre Dame. He received his BA in History from Hillsdale College and MA in History from the University of Notre Dame. His research explores the reception of classical texts and their use in writing histories of philosophy during the sixteenth century, focusing on the work of Vatican librarian Agostino Steuco (1497-1548). His further interests include early modern translation of the Greek Fathers, Jesuit missionary strategies in the Americas and East Asia, and the intellectual foundations of religious toleration in Reformation Europe.