Julia Jorati received an MA from the University of Göttingen (Germany) in 2008 and a PhD from Yale in 2013. She taught at The Ohio State University for six years before coming to UMass in 2019.
The main focus of Jorati’s research is the history of early modern philosophy. At present, she is particularly interested in philosophical debates about slavery and race in the 17th and 18th centuries. She has also published extensively on the philosophy of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
For a list of publications, see Professor Jorati’s website.