James T. Kloppenberg is Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard University.

Kloppenberg has been a professor at Harvard since 1999. Previously, he taught at Brandeis University, serving as assistant professor, associate professor, and professor from 1980 to 1999. 

Kloppenberg has held fellowships from the Danforth, Whiting, and Guggenheim foundations; the American Council of Learned Societies; and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has held the Pitt professorship at the University of Cambridge and has taught at L'École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

Kloppenberg is the author of Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought.

Last Updated: July 8, 2017