Adam Richter is a historian of science who specializes in early modern Europe. In 2017, he received a PhD from the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto. His PhD research and forthcoming book focus on the life and works of John Wallis, the seventeenth-century English mathematician, natural philosopher, and minister. Adam is also currently researching the role of anti-Catholicism in early modern English science. You can read more about his research and teaching at his website.
- An Infinite Mind: John Wallis on Nature, Mathematics, and the Divine, under contract with University of Toronto Press
- “John Wallis at 400: Science, Mathematics, and Religion in Seventeenth-Century England,” special issue of Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science (December 2018), co-edited with Stephen D. Snobelen
- “On Food and Fossils: Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, and Biblical History in the Works of John Wallis,” The Seventeenth Century 35 (2020): 77-104
- “‘Nature Doth Not Work by Election:’ John Wallis, Robert Grosseteste, and the Mathematical Laws of Nature,” Journal of Early Modern Studies 7 (2018): 47-72
- “John Wallis and the Catholics: Confessional and Theological Antagonism in Wallis’s Mathematics and Philosophy,” Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science 72 (2018): 487-503