Edward A Gosselin

Biography

Professor Edward Gosselin is a Renaissance and Reformation historian, with an additional interest in the history of science. Dr.Gosselin graduated from Yale University (B.A.) and from Columbia University in the City of New York (M.A. and Ph.D.). A research Fulbright scholarship in Paris (1969) launched a life-long interest in Reformation and Hermetic scholars. He taught at Brooklyn College in the City University of New York for three years and at California State University, Long Beach, for thirty-four years until his retirement as Professor Emeritus. Since his retirement, he has taught courses on the history of science at Southern Oregon University, as well as on Rabelais, the works of Michel Foucault, The French New Novelists, Erasmus and Luther, and on Giordano Bruno at Osher's Life-Long Learning Institute at Southern Oregon University.

Professor Gosselin has published The King's Progress to Jerusalem (1976), a study of Medieval and Reformation commentaries on David, and translated and edited (with Lawrence S. Lerner) Giordano Bruno's 1584 La Cena de le Ceneri (The Ash Wednesday Supper) (1977/1995), and the History In An Hour ebook on the Protestant Reformation. He was long-time Editor of The History Teacher, President of the Southern California Renaissance Conference, and board member of the Society for History Education and of the Renaissance Society of America.

Professor Gosselin has written articles and reviews for various journals and magazines and is currently working on another e-book for HIAH as well as studies of Jacques Lef√®vre d'√Čtaples (d. 1536) and Giordano Bruno (d. 1600).

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