Bengtsson is a faculty member and historian with the University of British Columbia (Canada). He has also been a professor at the University of Washington and is associated with various History of Science communities including the Columbia History of Science Group, which he founded in 1983.
He has authored and co-edited multiple books and is a well published historian of science. His research focuses in the history of marine ecology and general American biology, including its European influences.
Some of his research can be found here:
- Problems of individual development: Descriptive embryological morphology in America at the turn of the century
- And Many More
A portion of our e-board had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Bengtsson at the most recent CHSG conference and this will definitely be a meeting worth attending! This may be your only chance to meet him and view his presentation as he is only here for a short period of time.
Attached below is a pdf flyer for the meeting with more about Bengtsson and his talk!