Christopher Hamlin

Christopher Hamlin


Professor of History

Graduate Program Field

European History


Modern Europe; Environmental history; History of science, medicine and technology


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1982

Research and Teaching Interests

History of science and technology in modern England.


Recent Publications:

Public Health and Social Justice in the Age of Chadwick: Britain, 1800-1854 (Cambridge University Press, 1997)
A Science of Impurity: Water Analysis in Nineteenth-Century Britain (California, 1990)
What Becomes of Pollution? Adversary Science and the Controversy on the Self-Purification of Rivers in Britain, 1850-1900 (Garland, 1987)

Contact Information

Office: 467 Decio
Phone: 574-631-5092

Mailing Address:
Department of History
219 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556


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