Thomas Donald Jacobs

Thomas Donald Jacobs is doctoral student and teaching assistant in the History Department of Ghent University. He specialises in Early Modern European discourses about the Americas, as well as the politics and diplomacy of that era. His particular interests lie in border-crossing, the negotiation and representation of Jewish and Native American identity, Charles V’s policies towards New Christians, and Anglo-Hispanic relations during the mid-seventeenth century. He is also a Whovian.