University of Wisconsin–Madison

Victor L. Hilts

Emeritus Professor

vlhilts@wisc.edu

608.262.8476

Office: Room 227, Bradley Memorial Building

Victor Hilts Headshot


Biography

Interests: The history of the social and behavioral sciences.

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, History of Science, 1967
A.B., Harvard University, History and Science, 1959

Books

Selected Publications

  • Victor L. Hilts, “History of Science at the University of Wisconsin,” Isis 75 (1984), 63-94.
  • Victor L. Hilts, “Obeying the Laws of Hereditary Descent: Phrenological Views on Inheritance and Eugenics,” Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 18 (1982), 62-77.