Paul Cohen

Paul Cohen
Associate Professor

Paul Cohen is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Centre for the Study of France and the Francophone World at the University of Toronto.  A historian of early modern France, he pursues research interests in a range of distinct areas: the formation of nation-states, the social history of languages; cultural identities; and early modern empire.  He also publishes on issues of contemporary concern in France, including higher education and economic and social policy.  Pursuing a distinct interest in the history of food and wine in modern France, he is currently working on a book-length history of the natural wine movement in France.
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