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History Department

Jeffrey Brautigam

Professor of History
Hanover College
Hanover, IN 47243
(812) 866-7277


B.A. University of Florida, 1984
M.A. University of Florida, 1987
Ph.D. University of Florida, 1993

Jeffrey Brautigam teaches courses in modern European history, the history of the British Empire, the history of modern science, and the history of medicine.

Professor Brautigam's scholarly interests include the history of evolution theory and the human sciences in Victorian and Edwardian Britain, the role of science and technology in the British Empire, and the history of medical practice in Europe and the United States. He is the author of 5 Steps to a 5: AP European History, 2010-2017 editions; "Biometrics" in The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science (Oxford University Press, 2003); co-author (with Stephen Zelnick) of A Student Introduction to Charles Darwin (Kendall Hunt, 1999); and "The Men & Women's Club," in Karl Pearson: A Statistical Journey, edited by M. Eileen Magnello (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

His current research project focuses on the work of W. D Hutchings, MD, and the practice of medicine in the American midwest, 1860-1900.

Last Updated: September 1, 2017