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Dr. Michael Robinson

Associate Professor of HistoryMichael Robinson
Hillyer Hall 316


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.S., Boston College, 1989


History of exploration, history of geography, nineteenth century American history.

Publications (selected):

The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006)

I advise students with interests in:

Business, education, nursing, and history.

Why you enjoy teaching Hillyer students:

I've seen some pretty amazing feats from students who thought they were lousy at school. There are at least three or four "Rocky" stories every semester.