Robin E. Rider

Curator of Special Collections, UW-Madison Memorial Library; Senior Lecturer, History of Science

rrider@library.wisc.edu

608.262.2809 / 608.262.3243

Office: 990 Memorial Library, Special Collections

Robin Rider


Biography

My current research, writing, and teaching sit at the intersection of history of science (especially early modern science) and history of the book.

Education

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, History, 1980
M.A., University of California, Berkeley, Mathematics, 1974
B.S., Stanford University, Mathematics, 1972

Courses Taught

  • History of Science 323 – The Scientific Revolution (co-taught with Prof. Florence Hsia)
  • History of Science 324 – Science in the Enlightenment
  • SLIS 839 – Special Collections