|| Fields of interest: Comparative
history of modern Europe, modern Germany, modern France, Scandinavia, historiography.
Peter Baldwin received his B.A. from Yale in 1978
and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1986. He has published The Politics of Social
Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State 1875-1975 (Cambridge
University Press, 1990); editor, Reworking the Past: Hitler, the Holocaust
and the Historians' Debate (Beacon Press, 1990), Contagion and the State
in Europe, 1830-1930 (Cambridge University Press, 1999); Disease and Democracy:
The State Faces AIDS in the Developed World (University of California
Press and Milbank Foundation, 2005). He is currently working on a comparative
history of privacy.