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Ann Robinson

Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
 

Fields: History of Science, 19th & 20th century U.S. History, Global History 
Faculty: John Servos (Amherst College), Larry Owens, Sigrid Schmalzer, Jeff Ramsey (Philosophy, Smith College) 
Education:  BA, History, UC San Diego (1993); MLIS, San Jose State University 
(1995); ALM, History of Science, Harvard University (2007) 

My dissertation explores the creation of a standard periodic table of the elements.  I'm broadly interested in classification, organization, and nomenclature, as well as visual representation and scientific organizations. I was an academic reference librarian for 14 years; I'm a life-long Baltimore Orioles fan and I like rugby (watching, not playing!). 

annr@history.umass.edu