Department of History
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804

Tryntje Helfferich
Associate Professor

B.A. 1991 Pomona College, M.A. 1996 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Ph.D. 2003 University of California, Santa Barbara

Professor Helfferich specializes in early modern European history. Her research interests include the intersection of religion and politics in the seventeenth century, early modern European military history, the history of the Reformation, and early modern European gender history. Her publications include The Iron Princess: Amalia Elisabeth and the Thirty Years War (Harvard, 2013); Martin Luther's On the Freedom of a Christian (Hackett, 2013); The Thirty Years War: A Documentary History (Hackett, 2009); and "A Levy in Liège for Mazarin's Army: Practical and Strategic Difficulties in Raising and Supporting Troops in the Thirty Years War," The Journal of Early Modern History (November 2007).

Professor Helfferich teaches courses on world history, Western Civilization, early modern European history, the Reformation, gender history, and military history.


Department of History
The Ohio State University at Lima
4240 Campus Drive
Galvin Hall 460F
Lima, Ohio 45804
(419) 995-8469