Wakefield, Andre



Andre Wakefield is Associate Professor of History at Pitzer College in Claremont, California.  He is the editor and translator, with Claudine Cohen, of G. W. Leibniz’s Protogaea (Chicago, 2008) and is currently working on a book about Leibniz’s misadventures in the mines of the Harz Mountains.  He enjoys teaching and writing about the history of science, deep time, environmental history, political economy and world soccer.  Wakefield earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.  He lives in Claremont with his wife, Rebecca Kornbluh, his sons, Zachary and Eli, and a large black dog named Bernie.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Disordered Police State: German Cameralism as Science and Practice
(Our Cover Feature of November 12, 2009)