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W. A. Bland Addison, Jr.

W. A. Bland Addison, Jr.

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Salisbury Laboratories, 238
Phone: +1-508-831-5190
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
addison@wpi.edu
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W. A. Bland Addison, Jr.

I believe it is important for American students to understand the philosophical and intellectual foundations of their way of viewing the world and how those cultural perspectives are different from other peoples of the world. Read more...

William Baller

William A. Baller

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Salisbury Laboratories, 408C
Phone: +1-508-831-5145
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
baller@wpi.edu

William A. Baller

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Steven Bullock

Steven C. Bullock

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Salisbury Laboratories, 235
Phone: +1-508-831-5482
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
sbullock@wpi.edu

Steven C. Bullock

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Constance Clark

Constance Clark

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Salisbury Laboratories, 408D
Phone: +1-508-831-5712
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
cclark@wpi.edu

Constance Clark

In addition to teaching the history of science and technology, I have raised baby birds at the Bronx Zoo and the Baltimore Aquarium, curated and inventoried mammal skeletons in attics at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, designed biology teaching labs at the University of Colorado, and collected dinosaurs and other fossils while camping in the Wyoming badlands with paleontology field crews. Read more...

James  Hanlan

James P. Hanlan

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Salisbury Laboratories, 028
Phone: +1-508-831-5438
Fax: +1-508-831-5438
jphanlan@wpi.edu
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James P. Hanlan

Professor Hanlan teaches courses in American urban history, American labor history, and the American History survey sequence. He serves as executive secretary of the New England Historical Association. Read more...

Peter Hansen

Peter H. Hansen

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Salisbury Laboratories, 107
Phone: +1-508-831-5481
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
phansen@wpi.edu

Peter H. Hansen

Peter Hansen has published widely on colonialism, cross-cultural encounters, documentaries, and western encounters with Tibet. He is also working on a cultural history of Everest in the 20th century and historical perspectives on climate change and the "Anthropocene." Read more...

Tom Robertson

Tom Robertson

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Salisbury Laboratories, 234
Phone: +1-508-831-5871
tbr@wpi.edu

Tom Robertson

Professor Robertson specializes in American environmental history, the history of American foreign relations, and 20th-century America. He is particularly interested in American relations with the developing world. Read more...

Jennifer Rudolph

Jennifer M. Rudolph

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Salisbury Laboratories, 408B
Phone: +1-508-831-6739
jrudolph@wpi.edu

Jennifer M. Rudolph

Professor Rudolph incorporates her research into her teaching, because she says doing so helps students realize that scholarship should be part of ongoing debate, and "it's just fun to merge teaching and research." Read more...

Eunmi Shim

Eunmi Shim

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Alden Memorial, 211
Phone: +1-508-831-5695
eshim@wpi.edu

Eunmi Shim

Professor Shim has taught a variety of courses at WPI, including music history, music theory, world music, and inquiry seminars. She encourages students to develop analytical, critical, and creative thinking skills in understanding music. Read more...

David Spanagel

David I. Spanagel

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Salisbury Laboratories, 239
Phone: +1-508-831-6403
spanagel@wpi.edu

David I. Spanagel

In both his teaching and research, Professor Spanagel enjoys exercising the unique capability history gives us: to ask questions about how the world ever changes. He also likes interacting with students and colleagues in various forms of project work. Read more...

 
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