Nicolaas A. Rupke Johnson Professor of History

Nicolaas A. Rupke

Newcomb Hall 203
Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Princeton University 1972, summa cum laude

M.A. Princeton University, 1970

B.S. University of Groningen, 1968


History of science and medicine

National science of Great Britain and Germany

Science & society

Science & religion

History of evolutionary biology

Scientific biography


HIST 195 Great Moments in the History of Science

HIST 295 Animal Behavior and Human Morality, 1800-Present

HIST 295 The Scientist as National Hero

HIST 295 Doomsday Science Then and Now

HIST 395 Darwin and His Critics: The History of Evolutionary Biology

Current Research

The non-Darwinian tradition in evolutionary biology. A scientific biography of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach.