Richard Weikart

Richard Weikart is Professor of History at the California State University, Stanislaus. He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Iowa and he is the recipient of the Selma V. Forkosch Prize for the best article in the Journal of the History of Ideas. He is the author of the books:

From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany
Socialist Darwinism: Evolution in German Socialist Thought from Marx to Bernstein
• The Myth of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Professor Weikart’s articles and reviews have appeared in such scholarly journals as American Historical Review, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Isis, German Studies Review, European Legacy, Journal of Religion, History of European Ideas, History: Reviews of New Books, Human Life Review, and Fides et Historia.

He is a contributor to the volumes:

• Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics
• Encyclopedia of Antisemitism, Anti-Jewish Prejudice and Persecution
• Encyclopedia of Science and Religion
• World of Genetics
• Science and Its Times
• The History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition: An Encyclopedia
• The Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politics

Research Articles
The Dehumanizing Impact of Modern Thought July 21, 2008