Edward Baring is Associate Professor of History and the University Center for Human Values. He studies the intellectual history of the modern period with a focus on Europe, and has published two books: The Young Derrida and French Philosophy (Cambridge, 2011) and Converts to the Real: Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy (Harvard, 2019). With Peter E. Gordon, he edited The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion (Fordham, 2014). Before joining the faculty at Princeton, he taught at Drew University. Baring received his BA in Mathematics and History from the University of Cambridge, and his PhD from Harvard.