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Roberts, Jon H. 1947-

ROBERTS, Jon H. 1947-

PERSONAL: Born November 7, 1947, in Wichita, KS; son of Robert E. (in business) and Anna (Belle) Roberts; married August 12, 1978; wife's name, Sharon W; children: Jeffrey R. Education: University of Missouri—Columbia, A.B., 1969; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1980.

ADDRESSES: Home—221 Doty St., Waltham, MA 02452. Office—Boston University, 226 Bay State Rd., Boston, MA 02215; fax: 617-353-2557. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor of history, 1980-85; University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, assistant professor, 1985-88, associate professor, 1988-95, professor of history, 1995-2001; Boston University, Boston, MA, professor of history, 2001—.

WRITINGS:

Darwinism and the Divine in America, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI), 1988.

(With James Turner) The Sacred and the SecularUniversity, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on psychology and American Protestant theology, 1870-1940.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

America, April 8, 2000, Peter Heinegg, review of TheSacred and the Secular University, p. 36.

Isis, December, 2000, Stanley M. Guralnick, review of The Sacred and the Secular University, p. 772.

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