Provost's Distinguished Lecturer Series: Michael Reidy
- Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:00pm
- Museum of the Rockies, Hager Auditoruim - view map
Michael Reidy will lecture on "Mountaineering and Science: How Alpinism Fundamentally Transformed the Nature of Scientific Research in the Nineteenth Century." The lecture will be followed by a reception at 8 p.m.
Reidy, who is the Michael P. Malone Professor of History MSU’s Department of History and Philosophy in the College of Letters and Science, has been studying how mountaineering experiences influenced important scientific thinkers in the 19th century, including Charles Darwin and John Tyndall.