Matthew J. Hoffarth
Nadia Berenstein is an independent scholar living in Brooklyn.
Rosanna Dent is an assistant professor in the New Jersey Institute of Technology's Federated Department of History. She is currently writing a book about the history of twentieth-century scientific research on an Indigenous group in Brazil.
Eram Alam is an assistant professor of the history of medicine at Harvard University.
Whitney Laemmli is a Fellow in the Columbia Society of Fellows, 2016-19. Her dissertation won the HSS Dissertation Prize in 2016.
Luke Messac (MD/Phd) is a Resident Physician in Emergency Medicine at Brown University in Providence, RI.
Mary Mitchell is an assistant professor of history at Purdue.She is completing a book manuscript tentatively titled, Test Cases: American Law, Nuclear Weapons, and Extraterritorial Power in the Postwar Pacific. Test Cases uses legal conflict over nuclear weapons testing to trace the contours of America’s Pacific expansion following World War II. Mitchell is concurrently beginning research for a new book about the history of liability, insurance, and compensation frameworks for nuclear reactor incidents.
Lisa Ruth Rand
Peter Sachs Collopy is the 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.
Deanna Day is a Research Fellow on the Beckman Legacy Project at the Science History Institute.
Erica Dwyer (MD/PhD) finished internal medicine residency at Cambridge Health Alliance and now works as a hospitalist at Cambridge Health Alliance.
Samantha Muka is an Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Letters at the Stevens Institute of Technology.
Tamar Novick is a senior research scholar 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.
Meggie Crnic is a senior lecturer in the History and Sociology of Science Department at Penn.
Andrew Hogan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He has earned a three-year, $132,000 grant from the NSF’s Science, Technology and Society program to study the evolution of attitudes and narratives about people with developmental disabilities in society, and in the medical community specifically.
Joanna Radin is Associate Professor in Yale’s Section of the History of Medicine and Program in History of Science and Medicine. She also holds appointments in the Departments of History, of Anthropology, and of American Studies as well as Programs in Ethnicity, Race and Migration and in Religion and Modernity. 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 department. He won the 2016 David Edge Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S).
Jessica Martucci is a full-time research fellow in the Center for Oral History at the Science History Institute.
Perrin Selcer: Assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan.
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 Science History Institute, 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 Dean for Academic Advising at Dickinson College.
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 associate professor 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, Senior Lecturer in History and Sociology of Science at Penn.
Emily Pawley is an Assistant Professor of History at Dickinson College and chair of the Food Studies program.
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).
Sejal Patel is Senior Research Historian, Office of NIH History, National Institutes of Health.
Joy Rohde is Associate Professor of Public Policy and History at the University of Michigan.
Xiaochun Sun: Professor, Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.
Eve Buckley: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware. Her book, Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in 20th Brazil (UNC, 2017) won the 2018 Humanities Book Prize from the Brazil Section of LASA (Latin American Studies Association).
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.
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 and Director, Center for Science, Technology & Society at Drexel University.
Jeffrey Tang: Associate Dean, College of Integrated Science and Engineering and Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University.
Elisa M. Becker
Thomas Haigh: Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, now in the History Department. 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
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). Her most recent book, Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science, will be published in November 2018 by Johns Hopkins Unvieristy Press.
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 Science History Institute. Previously 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.
Asaf Goldschmidt: Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University.
Mark Hamin is Senior Lecturer, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning; Graduate Director, Master of Regional Planning Program; Undergraduate Director, BS Sustainable Community Development Program; Affiliated Faculty, Public History Program; and Affiliated Faculty, Science, Technology and Society Initiative, School of Public Policy.
David Howie: Partner at ISG, heading their Banking, Financial Services and Private Equity practices.
Erik Rau: Director, Library Services at Hagley Museum & Library since July 2011.
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.
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, 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, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Sydney.
Jean Silver-Isenstadt: M.D., Executive Director, National Physicians Alliance
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).
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, University of Connecticut, Avery Point
Shari Rudavsky: Health and Medicine Columnist, Indianapolis Star. You can find her on Twitter and Facebook.
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: Professor of History, Drexel University and co-editor (with Tiago Saraiva) of the journal History+Technology.
Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D.: Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami, and Deputy Secretary, Children’s Medical Services, Florida Department of Health. 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: heads Ignite, a special initiative at Tata Consultancy Services. He lives and works out of Chennai, India.
Nina E. Lerman: Associate Professor, Department of History, Whitman College.
Warwick Anderson, M.D.: Janet Dora Hine Professor of Politics, Governance and Ethics in the Department of History and the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney. For the 2018-19 academic year he'll be the Gough Whitlam and Malcom Fraser Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard, based in History of Science.
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 is Principal of Coronerlady.com, a historical consulting firm for writers of fiction and non-fiction.
Susan Speaker: Digital Manuscripts Division, National Library of Medicine
Sarah Tracy: Associate Professor, Honors College, University of Oklahoma.
Keith Wailoo: Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs; Chair, Department of History, Chair; and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
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).
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 is Professor and Chair of the Department of History and Sociology at Georgia Institute of Technology. His latest book, Technology: Critical History of a Concept will be published in fall 2018 from University of Chicago Press.
Zhong Zhang: Ades Professor, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
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: Thomas Muncy Kieth Professor History at the University of Delaware.
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 Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University (formerly Philadelphia University, now merged with TJU).
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.
Gale Avrith Wakeam is the author of Science at the Margins" The British Association and the Foundations of Canadian Anthropology (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: Retired as 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).
Lisa Mae Robinson: Michigan State University Libraries
Deborah Fitzgerald: Professor, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has stepped down from Dean-ing and returned to teaching, writing articles on WW II and how it changed our food system, and writing a few op-eds on the academic life.
Richard P. Gillespie: Head, Humanities Department, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
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 been translated into eight languages. He is a regular contributor to Forbes.com, writing about innovation and entrepreneurship.
Edmund N. Todd: Associate Professor of History, University of New Haven
Bayla Singer: Her most recent book is Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying(Texas A & M University Press, 2003)
P. Thomas Carroll: Senior Scholar and Treasurer of Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway in Troy, NY.
David K. van Keuren: Chief Historian at the Office of Naval Research at the time of his death in 2004.
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: Emeritus Professor of History of Science, School of Humanities & Languages, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Co-editor (with Rob Iliffe) of Annals of Science. His new book, The Life and Legend of James Watt, the Great Improver of the Steam Engine will be published by University of Pittsburgh Press in 2019.
Jeffrey Sturchio has been president & CEO of Rabin Martin, a global health strategy consulting firm based in New York and London, since July 2014. He is 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; a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 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) and The Road to Universal Health Coverage: Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy (co-edited with Ilona Kickbusch and Louis Galambos, also from Johns Hopkins Press) coming out in December 2018.
Daniel P. Todes: His book Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science (Oxford UP 2014) won the Pfizer Prize in 2015. He retired in 2017 from Johns Hopkins where he was Professor in the Institute for the History of Medicine, and is still teaching occasionally as Professor Emeritus. He is currently collaborating with his wife, Eleonora Filippova, on a new project about the relationship of science and Eastern Orthodox theory and practice in the life of physiologist-psychologist A. A. Ukhtomsky (1875-1942).
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.
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.
John R. Uberti, deceased
Ruth Barton: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Auckland
Susan R. Sheets-Pyenson: deceased, 1998. Obituary in Isis 90.1 (1999): 168-169
Robert J. Kwik
Kenneth Thibodeau: Director of the Center for Advanced Systems and Technology at the National Archives and Records Administration.
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.
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).
Walter E. Gross: retired from the La Guardia Community College at the City University of New York.