Dr. H. Floris COHEN
University of Twente - Netherlands
He attended the 'Stedelijk Gymnasium' (City Highschool) in Haarlem, then studied history at the university of Leiden.
1970 he completed his MA with a major in socio-economic history and a minor in history of science.
1974 he graduated with a Ph.D. thesis on efforts at renewal in Dutch social-democracy during the first decade after the First World War.
1975-1982 he served the Museum Boerhaave in Leiden as a curator.
1982 he was appointed full professor in history of science at the University of Twente.
2001 he took early retirement; since then, his scholarly efforts have been centered at his home base.