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Seymour Mauskopf

Professor Emeritus of History
Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719
226 Classroom Bldg, Durham, NC 27708


My research interests in the history of science have been quite varied over the years; they include the history of chemistry and allied sciences in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (Crystals and Compounds, 1976), the history of chemical technology, focusing on munitions and explosives and the history of parapsychology and marginal science (The Elusive Science: Origins of Experimental Psychical Research, with Michael R. McVaugh, 1980). I have edited two books reflective of these different interests: The Reception of Unconventional Science (1979) and Chemical Sciences in the Modern World (1993). In 2006, I received the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emeritus of History · 2011 - Present History, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Princeton University · 1966 Ph.D.
Princeton University · 1963 M.A.
Cornell University · 1960 B.A.