Professor Dennis Danielson
Head, Department of English
Dr. Danielson is an intellectual historian with interests in the Renaissance and in the history, literature, and cultural meaning of science. A Milton scholar, Danielson has also published an anthology—The Book of the Cosmos: Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking—which was named to Amazon.com’s “Editor’s Choice” top 10 science books for the year 2000. In 2006 Danielson’s biography of Copernicus’s sole student and “apostle” appeared as The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican Revolution. He has published articles in American Journal of Physics, Nature, and Journal for the History of Astronomy, and has lectured in North America, Europe, China, and South Africa.
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