Thomas H. Broman
Position title: Emeritus Professor
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Current interests include science and medicine in the Enlightenment; the role of science in the public sphere; 18th-century German intellectual and cultural history.
Ph.D., Princeton University, History, 1987
M.A., Princeton University, History, 1983
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Agronomy, 1980
A.B., Ripon College, Biology and Chemistry, 1976
Lynn K. Nyhart (Editor), and Thomas H. Broman (Editor). Science and Civil Society. Vol. Osiris, Volume 17, University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Thomas H. Broman. The Transformation of German Academic Medicine, 1750-1820. University of Chicago Press, 1996.
- Thomas Broman, “Metaphysics for an Enlightened Public: The Controversy over Monads in Germany, 1746-1748,” Isis 103:1 (2012), 1-23.
- Thomas Broman, “The Semblance of Transparency: Expertise as a Social Good and an Ideology in Enlightened Societies,” Osiris 27 (2012), 188-208.
- Thomas H. Broman, “The Habermasian Public Sphere and ‘Science in the Enlightenment,'” History of Science 36 (1998), 123-149.
- Thomas H. Broman, “Rethinking Professionalization: Theory, Practice, and Professional Ideology in Eighteenth-Century German Medicine,” The Journal of Modern History 67 (1995), 835-872.