Robin E. Rider

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

Email: rrider@library.wisc.edu

Phone: 608.262.2809 / 608.262.3243

Address:
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