BiographyAn Italian immigrant to the United States, Christopher Cumo absorbed his teachers' conviction that a person without connections and wealth could succeed only through education. He concentrated on chemistry, mathematics, and philosophy as as undergraduate, developing an interest in Plato's dialogues. Cumo specialized in history of science in graduate school.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Cumo has written about the natural sciences; agriculture, food, nutrition, & health; history; education; lifestyle; recreation; and employment & the economy.
Cumo enjoys cycling, gardening, and reading.