Department of History

Lukas B. Rieppel

Associate Professor of History
Sharpe House 322
Areas of Expertise History of Science, Technology, Environment, and Medicine
Office Hours Wednesdays, 1-3PM by appointment.


Lukas Rieppel is a historian of the life, earth, and environmental sciences, the history of museums, and the history of capitalism, especially in nineteenth and early twentieth century North America. He recently published a book on the history of dinosaur paleontology in the commercial context of North America's Long Gilded Age, as well as a co-edited volume entitled "Science and Capitalism: Entangled Histories."