David K. Robinson

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David Kent Robinson (born 1954) is a professor of European history, the founder of the Asian Studies Program, and the past department chair at Truman State University. He is the current president of the American Association of University Professors, Truman chapter. [1]

Education and career[edit]

He received his A.B., magna cum laude, in History and Science from Harvard College in 1976. He then went on to receive his M.A. in History from the University of California, Berkeley in 1980. Robinson received his Ph.D. in History from the University of California, Berkeley in 1987, with a dissertation entitled "Wilhelm Wundt and the Establishment of Experimental Psychology".

Courses taught[edit]

He teaches a wide range of courses at Truman State University, including:

  • World Civilizations I[1]
  • World Civilizations II[1]
  • Introduction to History and Historiography[1]
  • Topics:European Social History Since 1700[1]
  • Topics:Darwinism (in Europe and America)[1]
  • Modern Germany[1]
  • Modern European Diplomatic History[1]

Books and articles[edit]

Robinson has published a collection of academic and scholarly work.

Those published works include:



  • "David K. Robinson Faculty Page Page". Truman State University.