2017

Nadia Berenstein

Rosanna Dent will be joining the New Jersey Institute of Technology's Federated Department of History in 2018 as assistant professor after spending the 2017-18 academic year as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Indigenous Studies at McGill University.

 

2016

Eram Alam is the 2016-2018 postdoctoral fellow for the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society.

Whitney Laemmli is a Fellow in the Columbia Society of Fellows, 2016-19.  Her dissertation won the HSS Dissertation Prize in 2016.

Luke Messac is completing his M.D. at the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn.

Mary Mitchell is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Sustainabilty at Cornell University through 2018, and has been appointed assistant professor of history at Purdue.

Lisa Ruth Rand is a 2016-18 A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madision. The theme for her fellowship cohort is "Climates and Natures."

 

2015

Peter Sachs Collopy has been named University Archivist at the California Institute of Technology.

Rachel Elder is a Lecturer in the History of Science and Medicine at Yale University. She received the 2017 Pressman Award from the American Association for the History of Medicine (see "News").

Marissa Mika is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London. She is part of a Wellcome Trust funded team headed by Megan Vaughan researching the histories of chronic diseases and epidemiological transitions in sub-Saharan Africa. Marissa will be conducting research in the UK and in South Africa. She has received an Engaged Anthropology Grant from the Wenner Gren Foundation to open a historical and contemporary photo exhibit celebrating the Uganda Cancer Institute's fifty year anniversary in 2017.

Brittany Shields is a lecturer in the School of Engineering at Penn. 

 

2014

Deanna Day is a John C. Haas Postdoctoral Fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Erica Dwyer  (MD/PhD) is doing a residency in internal medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance starting in June 2015

Samantha Muka is currently a post doctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Institution studying coral reef modeling systems. In the Fall of 2017 she'll join the faculty of the Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ) as an Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Letters. 

Tamar Novick is a research scholar and co-leader of "The Body of Animals" working group (with Dagmar Schäfer) at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin

.Jason Oakes is a research associate in Science and Technology Studies at UC Davis, and was project manager for the Algorithms in Culture Project at UC Berkeley's Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS) in 2016. 

  

2013

Meggie Crnic is a lecturer in Health & Societies at Penn.

Andrew Hogan After a post-doc at the University of Virginia, Andrew is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

2012

Joanna Radin is Assistant Professor in the Section of the History of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, and a member of the Program for the History of Science and Medicine. She also has appointments in History, Anthropology, American Studies, and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration.  In 2017 she published two books, Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood (Chicago) and a co-edited collection, with Emma Kowal, titled Cryopolitics: Frozen Life in a Melting World (MIT).

Jason Schwartz is Assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. He also has a secondary appointment in the Section of the History of Medicine at Yale's School of Medicine.

Kristoffer Whitney completed a postdoc at the Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is now Assistant Professor in the Rochester Institute of Technology Science, Technology, and Society departmentHe won the 2016 David Edge Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S).

 

2011

Jessica Martucci is a fellow in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Philadelphia.

Perrin Selcer: Assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan.

 

2010

Matthew Hersch: Assistant Professor at Harvard, and a 2017 ACLS Fellow.

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 a Research Fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, where he contributes to multimedia public history projects. He also curates https://PicturingMeteorology.com, using compelling images to reveal the development of atmospheric science.

Damon Yarnell is Associate Dean for Academic Advising at Dickinson College.

 

2009

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 did post-docs at Harvard and Berkeley, and is now tenure track faculty at Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) in Environmental Humanities, in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies. His book, Routes of Power (Harvard, 2014) won the Edelstein Prize for best book from the Society for the History of Technology.  He is a 2017 ACLS Fellow.

Andi Johnson, Lecturer in Health & Societies at Penn.

Emily Pawley is an Assistant Professor of History at Dickinson College.

 

2008

Paul Burnett is a research historian and interviewer at the Regional Oral History Office of the Bancroft Library at the University of California-Berkeley

Elise Carpenter (MD/PhD) is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Lawrence Family Medicine Residency with a Tufts appointment and research projects on curriculum development in health systems management and how doulas impact on Dominican women's birth experiences in Lawrence, MA. Her curricular responsibilities are in health system management and accreditation for prenatal group visits. She has a primary care panel of 600 patients, half of whom are Dominican.

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 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 is Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Denver.  Her book, Forgotten Disease: Illnesses Transformed in Chinese Medicine, was published by Stanford University Press in the fall of 2017.

Dominique Tobbell is Associate Professor, History of Medicine program, University of Minnesota, and also oral historian for the University of Minnesota. She 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).

 

2007

Sejal Patel is Senior Research Historian, Office of NIH History, National Institutes of Health.

Joy Rohde is Assistant professor in the Gerald Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

Xiaochun Sun: Professor, Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.

 

2006

Eve Buckley: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware. Her book, Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in 20th Brazil (UNC) is coming out in September 2017.

 

2005

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: Professor, College of Creative Studies, Niigata University

Jeremy Vetter: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Arizona.  His book, Field Life: Science in the American West during the Railroad Era (Pittsburgh) was published in 2016.

 

2004

Alex Checkovich, Instructor, Department of History, University of Richmond

Carla Keirns (MD/PhD):  teaching ethics, history and health policy at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas and practicing palliative medicine at their hospital.

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.

 

2003

Elisa M. Becker

Thomas Haigh: Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, but now in the History Department rather than the School of Information Studies.  Tom has a secondary appointment 2016-2019 at Siegen University in Germany, as Visiting Professor in the History of Computing.  His article with co-author Petri Paju, “IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter” won both the Scranton prize and the Wilkins prize in 2017 from the Business History Conference.

Carita C. Huang

 

2002

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.

 

2001

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 Museum Director at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. Prior to joining CHF, she served as an exhibit developer with the National Constitution Center, the Museum of the American Philosophical Society, and as a guest curator for the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Susan A. Miller: Associate Professor, Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden

John Terino, (Lt. Col., USAF, Ret.), Chair of the Department of Airpower at the Air Command and Staff College at Maxwell AFB, AL, a department 30 people, 12 civilian PhDs and the rest military officers responsible for delivering curriculum in military history with an emphasis on airpower to 500 students each year in two core courses as well as instruction in military theory, leadership, international security, and joint war planning in other core courses. 

 

1999

Asaf Goldschmidt: Senior Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University.

Mark Hamin is Senior Lecturer of Regional Planning and Sustainable Community Development and Director of the MRP Program in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst.  He also serves as the Faculty Supervisor for STEM and Sustainability Majors in the BDIC Program and Faculty Representative for the Sustainability Curriculum Fellows Program at UMass.

David Howie: Partner at ISG, heading their Banking, Financial Services and Private Equity practices.

Erik Rau: library services director at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, DE since 2011. He is also Chair of the Delaware Humanities Council, the governing body (trustees) of the Delaware Humanities Forum.

 

1998

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 has retired from teaching at Michigan Technological University, where he was Professor of History in the Department of Social Sciences.  He also completed a six-year term as editor of IA: The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology.  Fred continues consulting on environmental litigation.  In January 2015, he testified as an expert historian for the United States at the Deepwater Horizon trial in New Orleans.

Elizabeth Toon: Research Associate, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester.

 

1997

Jennifer Gunn, History of Medicine Endowed Professor, and Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, 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, and Director, Program in the History of Science and Technology, 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

 

1996

Deborah Douglas: Director of Collections and Curator of Science and Technology, MIT Museum.

Elliot Fishman: runs a consulting firm with expertise in the following areas: Corporate Valuation, Fairness Opinions, Employee Stock Option Pricing (409a), Expert Witness/Litigation Support, M&A Advisory, Intangible Asset Valuation, Private Equity and Secondaries Valuation (ASC 820), and Private Equity Due Diligence. Astrina counts as clients Wall Street law firms, venture capital firms, venture-backed start-ups, Fortune 500 Companies, IP rich companies, and ultra high net worth individuals.

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

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.

Shari Rudavsky: Health and Medicine Columnist, Indianapolis Star.  You can find her on Twitter and Facebook.

 

1995

Michael Thad Allen: Associate at Todd and Weld LLP in Boston, MA.

Chris Feudtner (MD/PhD): Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania

Deborah J. Franklin, M.D.: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Amy Slaton: Associate Professor of History, Drexel University

 

1994

Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D.: Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami, but also now Florida’s Deputy Secretary of Health for Children’s Medical Services (remaining full-time at the University).  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

Raman Srinivasan: Tata Consultancy Services (an IT services company), in Chennai, India, says he has "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."

 

1993

Nina E. Lerman: Associate Professor, Department of History, Whitman College.

 

1992

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: Frank Stanton Foundation Professor of Nuclear Security at Stanford University, where she is a member of the Department of History and the Center for International Security and Cooperation.

Alexander Laszlo is spending four years in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as the founding Director of the Doctoral Program in Leadership and Systemic Innovation at the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology (ITBA).

Julie Johnson-McGrath

Susan Speaker: Digital Manuscripts Division, National Library of Medicine

Sarah Tracy: Associate Professor, Honors College, University of Oklahoma. 

Keith Wailoo: Townsend Martin Professor of History and Public Affairs, Princeton University

 

1991

James Gerald Cassidy, OSB

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: Senior consultant at Strategic Business Insights; visiting scholar at Stanford University's History and Philosophy of Science and Technology program; author most recently of Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less (Basic Books, 2016) and The Distraction Addiction (Little, Brown, 2013).

 

1990

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: Starts as chair of the Department of History and Sociology as Georgia Institute of Technology in fall 2017 after 25 years in the Department of the History of Science, University of Wisconsin.

 

1989

Zhong Zhang: Ades Professor, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

 

1988

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

 

1987

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 Academic Dean of the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts at Philadelphia University, but the pending merger with Thomas Jefferson University will mean a University name change and very likely a college name change.

Bruce V. Lewenstein: Professor, Chair of the Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University, for a term of 2014-2019. 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.

 

1986

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. He is the author of a new book on the murder of the architect Stanford White, The Girl on the Velvet Swing, to be published in January 2018 by Little, Brown & Co.

James H. Capshew: University Historian, Indiana University & Professor, History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Indiana University Bloomington.

Edward Morman: Grants Development Coordinator at The Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

Lynn K. Nyhart: Vilas-Bablitch-Kelch Distinguished Achievement Professor, Dept. of 
of the History of Science, University of Wisconsin--Madison.  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

 

1985

Deborah Fitzgerald: Professor, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Richard P. Gillespie: Head, Humanities Department, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.

 

1984

W. Bernard Carlson: Joseph L. Vaughan Professor of Humanities and Chair of the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia. His most recent book, Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age (Princeton, 2013), has now been translated into eight languages.

Edmund N. Todd: Associate Professor of History, University of New Haven 

 

1983

Bayla Singer: Her most recent book is Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying(Texas A & M University Press, 2003)

 

1982

P. Thomas Carroll: Senior Scholar and Treasurer of Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway in Troy, NY.Article

David K. van Keuren: Chief Historian at the Office of Naval Research at the time of his death in 2004.

 

1981

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: scholar of aviation history, a faculty member at American Public University, and a consulting writer and editor.

David Philip Miller: Professor, School of Humanities, University of New South Wales.

Jeffrey Sturchio has been president & CEO of Rabin Martin since July 2014 and began a second term as chairman of the Board of the Corporate Council on Africa in April 2016.   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 or has been 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. He is the author of Noncommunicable Diseases in the Developing World:  Addressing Gaps in Global Policy and Research, edited with Louis Galambos (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).

Daniel P. Todes: Professor, Institute for the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

 

1980

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.

 

1979

Bonnie Ellen Blustein is Professor of Mathematics and Chair of the Mathematics Division at West Los Angeles College in Culver City, California.

John A. Pitts: retired Command Historian for the U.S. Southern Command in Florida.

 

1977

John R. Uberti, deceased

 

1976

Ruth Barton: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Auckland 

Susan R. Sheets-Pyenson: deceased, 1998.  Obituary in Isis 90.1 (1999): 168-169

 

1974

Robert J. Kwik 

Kenneth Thibodeau: Director of the Center for Advanced Systems and Technology at the National Archives and Records Administration.

 

1973

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.

 

1971

Steven Shapin: Franklin L. Ford Research Professor, History of Science, Harvard University. His most recent book is The Scientific Life: A Moral History of a Late Modern Vocation (2008).

 

1970

Walter E. Gross:  retired from the La Guardia Community College at the City University of New York.