About Jonathan Gienapp
Jonathan Gienapp is an assistant professor of History at Stanford University. He received his B.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. Principally a scholar of Revolutionary and early republican America, he has particular interests in the period’s political culture, constitutionalism, and intellectual history. He is the author of The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era (Harvard University Press, 2018), which, among other accolades, was awarded the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize from Harvard University Press and the Best Book in American Political Thought Award from the Organized Section in American Political Thought at the American Political Science Association. He has also published numerous articles, essays, and op-eds on a range of topics pertaining to early American constitutionalism and interpretation, including especially debates over constitutional originalism.