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Michael Shank

Michael Shank

Expert on the history of early science to Newton

Professor and chair, history of science College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-3972 Home page


  • Science and the medieval university
  • History of late-medieval and early-modern astronomy


  • Evelyn and Herbert Howe-Bascom Professor of Integrated Liberal Studies, 2008-10
  • Co-editor, "Cambridge History of Science, vol. 2: Medieval Science," 2013