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Alan Rocke

Full name

Alan J. Rocke

Presence at Shimer

1965

Presence on Earth

1948–

BA

Beloit College 1969

MA

University of Wisconsin 1973

Ph.D.

University of Wisconsin 1975

Role(s)

Mount Carroll period alum

Alan Rocke was a student at Shimer College in the Mount Carroll period, listed with the class year of 1969.

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Brief descriptionEdit

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Alan J. Rocke (b. 1948) is a historian of science and a Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve University. He has authored more than forty scholarly articles and several books, including Image and Reality: Kekulé, Kopp, and the Scientific Imagination and Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry. His numerous honors include being named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society in 2012 and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2000. Rocke received his undergraduate education at Shimer College and Beloit College. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. (from Shimer College Wiki)


WorksEdit

  • From the Molecular World: A Nineteenth-Century Science Fantasy
  • Image and Reality: Kekulé, Kopp, and the Scientific Imagination
  • The Quiet Revolution: Hermann Kolbe and the Science of Organic Chemistry
  • Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry

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