Dr. Steven Engelsman (*1949 in the Netherlands) is a historian of mathematics. He has been curator and deputy director at the National Museum of the History of Science in Leiden, the Netherlands. In 1992, he was appointed as director general of the National Museum of Ethnology, also in Leiden. Both museums have undergone complete renovation and reinstallation of their galleries. From 2012 through 2017.
He was the director of the Museum für Völkerkunde in Vienna. The museum changed its name to Weltmuseum Wien in 2013 and was reopened in the fall of 2017. He has recently moved back to Leiden, the Netherlands.