Dr. Collins has taught history at Babson College since 1983 and received the William R. Dill Term Chair in History and Society in 1992. He has also taught at Boston University, Shimer College, and Emory University. A European cultural historian, Dr. Collins has extensive research experience in London at the Institute of Historical Research, British Museum, and Public Records Office. His book, From Divine Cosmos to Sovereign State: An Intellectual History of Consciousness and the Idea of Order in Renaissance England was named an Outstanding Academic book of 1989-1990 by Choice.
History; Cultural History of the Self; History and Theory; Medieval and Renaissance England