Alumni Ph.D.s 1970-2010
Walter E. Gross is retired from the La Guardia Community College at the City University of New York.
Steven Shapin: Franklin L. Ford Professor, History of Science, Harvard University. His most recent book is The Scientific Life: A Moral History of a Late Modern Vocation (2008).
Tonja A. Koeppel, science writer and retired chemistry professor, has now published two novels: Astral Twin (2003) and Secrets of Adament House (2006) and is working on a third. She lives in Houston.
Kenkichiro Koizumi: Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Shonan Campus, Bunkyo University, Chigasaki-city, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Robert J. Kwik
Kenneth Thibodeau: Director of the Center for Advanced Systems and Technology at the National Archives and Records Administration.
Ruth Barton, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Auckland
Susan R. Sheets-Pyenson (1949-1998) Obituary
John R. Uberti, deceased
Bonnie Ellen Blustein is associate professor at West Los Angeles College, and has been a professor at the University of Louisville and Northwestern University, and Humanist-in-Residence at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.
John A. Pitts has retired as Command Historian for the U.S. Southern Command in Florida.
Robert Bud: Principal Curator of Medicine, London Science Museum,Visiting Professorial Fellow, Queen Mary University of London, where he completed work on a new history of medicine website, "Brought to Life," which presents 4000 artefacts linked to 16 specialised themes. He has been appointed to the honorary position of the Sarton Professor for 2012/13 at the University of Ghent, Belgium.
John M. Staudenmaier: Professor of History of Technology; Assistant to the President for Mission and Identity, University of Detroit Mercy; Editor Emeritus Technology and Culture; recipient of the 2011 Leonardo da Vinci Medal from the Society for the History of Technology.
Robert B. Belfield, deceased (November 6, 2004)
Jonathan Liebenau: Reader in Technology Management, Department of Management, London School of Economics, and Associate of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information at the Columbia University School of Business.
Anne Millbrooke is a consulting writer and editor.
David Philip Miller: Professor, School of Humanities, University of New South Wales.
Jeffrey Sturchio: Jeffrey L. Sturchio joined Rabin Martin (a global health strategy consulting firm) as Senior Partner in September 2011 following a two-year sojourn as president and CEO of the Global Health Council. At Rabin Martin, Jeff provides strategic counsel on such issues as access to medicines, corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement and alliance development to corporate, multilateral, foundation and NGO clients. He is also currently a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise; a senior associate of the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; a member of the Advisory Council of the Center for Health and Well-Being at Princeton University; a principal of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network; and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Daniel P. Todes: Professor, Institute for the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University.
P. Thomas Carroll: Executive Director of Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway in Troy, NY.
David K. van Keuren (1950-2004) was Chief Historian at the Office of Naval Research at the time of his death.
Bayla Singer: Her most recent book is Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying(Texas A & M University Press, 2003)
W. Bernard Carlson: Professor and Chair, Department of Engineering and Society in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia.
Edmund N. Todd: Associate Professor of History, University of New Haven
Deborah Fitzgerald: Professor, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, and Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Richard P. Gillespie, Head, Humanities Department, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
Gale Avrith Wakeam is the author of Science at the Margins: The British Association and the foundations of Canadian anthropology, 1884-1910 (2002).
Simon Baatz, Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.
James H. Capshew: Associate Professor, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University. He recently published a book, Herman B Wells: The Promise of the American University (2012) and a related web site: www.hermanbwells.org. He will be spending the 2012-13 academic year as a fellow of the Center for the Humanities at Oregon State University.
Edward Morman, Director, Jacobus tenBroek Library, Baltimore, MD
Lynn K. Nyhart: Vilas-Bablitch-Kelch Distinguished Achievement Professor, Dept. of
of the History of Science, University of Wisconsin--Madiso. She is currently president of the History of Science Society (until December 2013).
Jack D. Pressman was Associate Professor of the History of the Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco at the time of his death in June 1997. Obituary
Lisa Mae Robinson: Michigan State University Libraries
Vanessa Northington Gamble, M.D.: University Professor of Medical Humanities and American Studies, George Washington University
Joel D. Howell, M.D.: Victor Vaughan Professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan. This spring (2013) Joel is being awarded the Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award for Scholarly Activities in the Humanities and History of Medicine for 2013, given for outstanding contributions to humanism in medicine, by the American College of Physicians at their annual meeting in San Francisco.
Barbara Kimmelman: Professor of History and Associate Dean, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, Philadelphia University.
Bruce V. Lewenstein: Professor, Department of Communication, Cornell University. Visiting Professor at Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2010-2012. Spent the first half of 2012 back in Philadelphia as the first Presidential Fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.
Thomas J. Misa: Director, Charles Babbage Institute, ERA Land Grant Professor of History of Technology, University of Minnesota
Richard P. O'Connor, deceased
David J. Rhees: Executive Director, The Bakken Library and Museum, Minneapolis.
Glenn Bugos: Founder, Moment LLC, and Historian of the NASA Ames Research Center in Sunnyvale, California.
Mary E. Fissell: Professor, Institute for the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University.
David Shearer: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware
Zhong Zhang: Ades Professor, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
Ellen Douglas Breckenridge (formerly Koch), J.D., Publications Manager--ALLHAT, Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials, University of Texas School of Public Health. Ellen is also a pro bono lawyer for the Tahirih Justice Center in Houston, a non-profit organization that provides free legal representation for women and children fleeing human rights abuses, such as human trafficking.
Deborah C. Brunton: Senior Lecturer, History of Medicine, The Open University (UK)
Eric M. Schatzberg: Professor, Department of the History of Science, University of Wisconsin.
James Gerald Cassidy, OSB
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: Senior consultant at Strategic Business Insights; visiting scholar at Oxford University's Saïd Business School and Stanford University's History and Philosophy of Science and Technology program; author most recently of The Distraction Addiction (Little Brown, August 2013).
Warwick Anderson, M.D.: Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and Professor, Department of History and Centre for Values, Ethics, and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney.
Gabrielle Hecht: Professor, Department of History and Program for Science, Technology and Society, University of Michigan. In 2012-13: visiting professor at Sciences Po and at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France.In 2012, she published Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade (MIT Press and Wits University Press), which obtained the Martin Klein prize in African history from the American Historical Association, and was named a Favorite Book of 2012 by the media blog Africa is a Country.
Julie Johnson-McGrath: Lecturer, Harvard Medical School (Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology), at work on Speaking for the Dead: Forensic Science and American Justice and has been doing a longitudinal participant-observation study of the practice of women's medicine.
Susan Speaker: Digital Manuscripts Division, National Library of Medicine
Nina E. Lerman: Associate Professor, Department of History, Whitman College.
Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D.: Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami. His most recent book is The PKU Paradox: A Short History of a Genetic Disease, with Diane B. Paul (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).
Lyn L. Schumaker, Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
Lynne P. Snyder, PhD/MPH, Consultant, Healthy Homes Initiative, National Association for State Community Services Programs
Tata Consultancy Services (an IT services company), in Chennai, India,
"a dream job, combining the best of both worlds, academics and
business, India and the USA, research and teaching, theory and
practice, humanities and technology." He adds, foreign students
(Americans included) are welcome."
Michael Thad Allen: Law student, Yale University
Chris Feudtner, M.D, M.P.H., Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania
Deborah J. Franklin, M.D., Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
Amy Slaton: Associate Professor of History, Drexel University
Deborah Douglas: Curator of Science and Technology, MIT Museum
Elliot Fishman: Industry Associate Professor, Howe School, Stevens Institute of Technology.
Lisa Bud-Frierman, Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for International Business History, University of Reading, UK
Elizabeth (Betsy) Hanson writes about the life sciences and the history of science. She has recently completed projects for The Rockefeller University, the American Museum of Natural History, the Lasker Foundation, the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, and Columbia University’s Earth Institute. She has taught students at Yale University and Bard College, and is the author of two books: Animal Attractions: Nature on Display in American Zoos (Princeton University Press, 2002) and The Rockefeller University Achievements: A Century of Science for the Benefit of Humankind, 1901-2001 (Rockefeller University Press, 2000).
Maneesha Lal, Associate Professor of History, SUNY-Binghamton.
David Powlison, Christian Counseling and Education Foundation, Glenside, Pennsylvania, and Adjunct Faculty, Westminster Theological Seminary.
Helen M. Rozwadowski, Associate Professor of History and Maritime Studies Coordinator, University of Connecticut.
Jennifer Gunn, Associate Professor and Director of the Program in the History of Medicine, University of Minnesota
Marta Hanson, Associate Professor, Department of the History of Medicine, Program in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. She has published Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine: Disease and the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China (Routledge, 2011).
Susan D. Jones, Associate Professor, History of Science and Technology, and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota
Donna C. Mehos is Senior Researcher at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Johannes (Hans) C. Pols, Senior Lecturer, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, Editor of Health and History
Jean Silver-Isenstadt, M.D., Executive Director, National Physicians Alliance
Atsushi Akera: Associate Professor, Director of First Year Studies Program, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; author, Calculating a Natural World: Scientists, Engineers and Computers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research (MIT, 2008).
Elizabeth E. Hunt (1962-2005)
Fredric L. Quivik: Associate Professor of History, Michigan Technological University
Elizabeth Toon: Research Associate, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester
Asaf Goldschmidt, Senior Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University.
Mark Hamin is at the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning,
University of Massachusetts-Amherst as:
Senior Lecturer of Regional Planning and Environmental Design
Director, Master of Regional Planning Program
Outreach Coordinator, Department of LARP
Affiliated Faculty, Public History Certificate Program
Affiliated Faculty, Science, Technology and Society Initiative,
Center for Public Policy and Administration
David Howie is a partner at ISG, and heads their Banking, Financial Services and Private Equity practices.
Erik Rau is the library services director at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, DE as of July 1st. He is also Chair of the Delaware Humanities Council, the governing body (trustees) of the Delaware Humanities Forum.
Joshua Blu Buhs, Independent Scholar, author (most recently) of Bigfoot: The Life and Times of a Legend (University of Chicago Press, May 2009).
Nathan L. Ensmenger, Associate Professor, School of Informatics & Computing, Indiana University
Erin McLeary is Exhibit Developer at the National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
Susan A. Miller, Assistant Professor, Childhood Studies, Rutgers University -Camden
John Terino, (Lt. Col., USAF, Ret.), Professor of Airpower Studies, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.
Audra Wolfe runs The Outside Reader,
an editorial and publishing consulting business in Philadelphia. She is the author of Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013) and is currently working on a book-length project on the role of science in soft diplomacy during the Cold War.
Elisa M. Becker
Thomas Haigh, Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Among other things he has published (2011) an edited volume of Mike Mahoney's papers, and has been a leader of the SIGCIS group at SHOT, which recently received a significant bequest from the estate of Paul Baran to endow a book prize and the annual workshop series (four held so far).
Carita C. Huang
Alex Checkovich, Instructor, Department of History, University of Richmond
Carla Keirns graduated with an MD/PhD, and is teaching internal medicine, preventive medicine, ethics and history at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York.
Chloe B. Silverman: Associate Professor of English, Women's Studies, and Bioethics at Pennsylvania State University.
Jeffrey Tang: Associate Dean, College of Integrated Science and Engineering and Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University.
Philip Cho, National University of Singapore. Philip is on the research team for the NUS Global Asia Institute Research Project: Mapping the Technological and Cultural Landscape of Scientific Development in Asia.
Yashushi Sato: Assistant Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo
Jeremy Vetter: Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Arizona
Eve Buckley: Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware.
Sejal Patel: Senior Research Historian, Office of NIH History, National Institutes of Health.
Joy Rohde is an associate professor in the Gerald Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
Paul Burnett is an assistant professor at St. Thomas University, New Brunswick, Canada, and writing a book, The Visible Land: Agricultural Economics, Export Agriculture, and International Development in the United States, 1918-1965.
Elise Carpenter graduated from Penn Med in 2010 and has a Lawrence Family Medicine Residency in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Katherine (Katie) Janssen leads workshops and other events in which she applies insights from history, ethics, and the arts to real-life issues. She also also writes and edits college textbooks and supplementary materials on a freelance basis; recent projects have included contributions to Gilbert and Reynolds, Africa in World History (Prentice Hall) and Craig, et al, The Heritage of World Civilizations (Prentice Hall).
Hilary Smith, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Dickinson College.
Dominique Tobbell, is an assistant professor in the Program in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of Minnesota, and is the author of Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform in Cold War America and its Consequences (Berkeley: University of California Press-Milbank Books on Health and the Public, 2012).
Josh Berson is a Carson Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich. He is working on a book on the history of endangered language documentation in Australia, working title, "Archive Dreams: Language Documentation, Decolonization, Northern Australia."
Christopher Jones is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California at Berkeley, and has accepted a faculty position at Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) in Environmental Humanities, in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies starting in August 2013.
Chris published “A Landscape of Energy Abundance: Anthracite Coal Canals and the Roots of American Fossil Fuel Dependence, 1820-1860” Environmental History 15 (3), July, 2010: 449-84, which won the Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize in 2011. Chris is also co-convenor of the Envirotech special-interest group within the Society for the History of Technology.
Andi Johnson, Lecturer in History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
Emily Pawley is assistant professor of history at Dickinson College.
Matthew Hersch is a visiting lecturer at History and Sociology of Science for 2012-13. He recently published an article in The Journal of Popular Culture 44 (2011), "Return of the Lost Spaceman: America's Astronauts in Popular Culture, 1959-2006."
Eric Hintz is the Historian at the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Corinna Schlombs is Assistant Professor of History at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Roger Turner is Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Dickinson College.
Damon Yarnell is Associate Dean for Academic Advising at Dickinson College.
Jessica Martucci is assistant professor of history (U.S. Women's, sci/med/tech) at Mississippi State University. Dissertation Review
Perrin Selcer is an assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan.
Joanna Radin is Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Section of the History of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, with a secondary appointment in Yale University's Department of Anthropology to play an active role in the creation of a new M.A. program in Medical Anthropology.
Jason Schwartz is the Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioethics at the Princeton University Center for Human Values.
Kristoffer Whitney has a two-year postdoc at the Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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