Areas of interest

History of Science and Technology, History of France, Environmental Policy


PhD, Indiana University, History and Philosophy of Science, 2005


Dr. Adamson’ s interests include the history of the France, the French nuclear program, and the history of twentieth-century science and technology in general. His current lines of research include examination of the public announcements of chemist Bertrand Goldschmidt and their relationship to his role in the French atomic energy program, and the history of uranium prospection in France proper. He has been the College’ s Director of Academic and Student Affairs since November 2008.

Courses taught:

Environmental Policy
Comparative Western
European Polities
US Campaigns and Elections
History of Modern Science

For any information on any of these topics, please contact

 Professor Adamson.