Fellows

2017 to 2018

  • Kevin Baker

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Northwestern University

    2017 to 2018
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    World Processors: Computer Modeling, Global Environmentalism, and the Birth of Sustainable Development

  • Joanna Behrman

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History of Science and Technology, Johns Hopkins University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    A Comparative Analysis of Women’s Higher Education in Physics

  • Paul Braff

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Temple University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

     Enthroning Health: The National Negro Health Movement and the Fight to Control Public Health Policy in the African American Community, 1915-1950

  • Theodora Dryer

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego

    2017 to 2018
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

     Designing Certainty: The Rise of Algorithmic Planning in An Age of Anxiety, 1920-1961

  • Kathrinne Duffy

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of American Studies, Brown University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    Doctrine of the Skull: Phrenology and Public Culture in Antebellum America

  • Kate Grauvogel

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Indiana University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    A Gendered History of Pathology: Women, Hormones and Blood Clots, 1784 -1963

  • Martha Groppo

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Princeton University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

     Making the Peripheral Central: Rural Healthcare, Nursing, and the Anglo-World, 1887-1939

  • Nabeel Hamid

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

    2017 to 2018
    Fellow in Residence

    Being and the Good: Natural Teleology in Early Modern German Philosophy

  • Alma Igra

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Columbia University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

     Calculating the Substance of Human Life: The Emergence of Nutritional Studies in Britain 1918-1941

  • Jonathan Jones

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Binghamton University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    “A Mind Prostrate”: Physicians, Opiates, and Insanity in the Civil War’s Aftermath

  • Lawrence Kessler

    Ph.D., Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    2017 to 2018
    Fellow in Residence

    Planter's Paradise: Environment, Empire, and the Making of Hawaiʻi's Sugarcane Plantation System

  • Joseph Martin

    Ph.D., National Science Foundation Research Scholar

    2017 to 2018
    Fellow in Residence

    Industrial Patronage and the Cold War University

  • Emelin Miller

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Minnesota

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    Empire of Ice: Arctic Natural History and British Visions of Nature, 1650-1800

  • Timothy Minella

    Ph.D., Department of History, Emory University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

     By Their Locks You Shall Know Them: Race, Science, and Hair in the Nineteenth Century

  • Taylor Moore

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Rutgers University

    2017 to 2018
    Fellow in Residence

     Superstitious Women: Race, Magic, and Medicine in Semicolonial Upper Egypt (1875-1960)

  • Lauren Rosati

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History, City University of New York, Graduate Center

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    Mechanical Kingdoms: Sound Technologies and the Avant-Garde, 1930-1933

  • Michael Sappol

    Ph.D., Research Fellow, Uppsala University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    Anatomy’s Photography: Objectivity, showmanship & the reinvention of the anatomical image 1860-1950

  • Aprajita Sarcar

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Queen’s University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    Of Mythical Families in Mythical Cities: Small Family Propaganda and the City in India, 1954-77

  • Adam Shapiro

    Ph.D., National Science Foundation Research Scholar

    2017 to 2018
    Fellow in Residence

    An Unfit Darwinist: Disability, Slander and America's First Evolution Trial

  • Michelle Smiley

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History of Art, Bryn Mawr

    2017 to 2018
    Fellow in Residence

    Becoming Photography: The American Development of a Medium

  • Daniel Vandersommers

    Ph.D., The Ohio State University

    2017 to 2018
    NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

    The National Zoological Park and the Transformation of Humanism in Nineteenth-Century America

  • Yuan Yi

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

    2017 to 2018
    Research Fellow

    Malfunctioning Machinery: The Global Making of Textile Factories in Early Twentieth-Century China

2016 to 2017

  • Leah Aronowsky

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of the History of Science Harvard University

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Configuring "Life" in the Biosphere, 1950-2000

  • George Aumoithe

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Columbia University

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Epidemic Preparedness in the Age of Chronic Illness: Public Health and Welfare Politics in the United States, 1965-2000

  • Sarah Basham

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of British Columbia

    2016 to 2017
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Rethinking the Ontology of Chinese Encyclopedias: The Life and Times of Treatise on Military Preparedness (1621)

  • AJ Blandford

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Rutgers University

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Labor and the Visualization of Knowledge in American Geological Surveys

  • Nicholas Bonneau

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Notre Dame

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Unspeakable Loss, Distempered Awakenings: North America‰Ûªs Invisible Throat Distemper Epidemic of 1735 ‰ÛÒ 1765

  • Melissa Charenko

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of the History of Science University of Wisconsin-Madison

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    "The Science of Prophecy"? The Role of the Paleo-Disciplines in the Face of Anthropogenic Change, 1916-2015

  • Rosanna Dent

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2016 to 2017
    Fellow in Residence

    Studying Indigenous Brazil: The Xavante and the Human Sciences, 1958-2015

  • Betsy Frederick-Rothwell

    Ph.D. Student School of Architecture University of Texas, Austin

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Inside Out: Office Buildings and the Hybrid Nature of Space, 1870-1930

  • Louis Gerdelan

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Harvard University

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Calamitous knowledge: understanding disaster in the British, Spanish and French Atlantic worlds, 1666-1755

  • Lawrence Kessler

    Ph.D.

    2016 to 2017
    Fellow in Residence

    Planter’s Paradise: Nature and Culture on Hawaiʻi’s Sugarcane Plantations

  • Alison Laurence

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology and Society Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    An Unnatural History of Deep Time: Extinct Animals and the Politics of Place in the Modern United States

  • Julia Mansfield

    Ph.D. Candidate History Department Stanford University

    2016 to 2017
    Fellow in Residence

    The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805

  • Joseph Martin

    National Science Foundation Research Scholar

    2016 to 2017
    Fellow in Residence

    Industrial Patronage and the Cold War University

  • Christine Peralta

    Ph.D. Student Department of History University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Labor Pains: Working Class Women's Access to Healthcare in the Philippines, 1898-1950

  • Alicia Puglionesi

    Ph.D. History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Johns Hopkins University

    2016 to 2017
    NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

    The Astonishment of Experience: Americans and Psychical Research, 1885-1935

  • Tricia Ross

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Duke University

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Care of Bodies, Cure of Souls: Medicine and Religion in Early Modern Germany

  • Michelle Smiley

    Ph.D. Student History of Art Bryn Mawr

    2016 to 2017
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Becoming Photography: The American Development of a Medium

  • Angela Smith

    Adjunct Assistant Professor of History Austin Community College Ph.D., History University of Texas, Austin

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    The Romantic Roots of Evolution in Scotland

  • Oscar Moisés Torres Montúfar

    Ph.D. Student Department of History, El Colegio de México

    2016 to 2017
    Research Fellow

    Miners, Oilmen and Chemists: Globalization and Technology in Mexican Sulphur Industry (1933-1972)

2015 to 2016

  • David Ceccarelli

    Ph.D. Candidate Historical, Philosophical and Social Sciences University of Rome Tor Vergata

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Between Cope and Osborn: the Role of the American Biological Discourse on the Public Debate on Evolution

  • Wendy Gonaver

    Ph.D. American Studies Program College of William and Mary

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    The Peculiar Institution: Race, Gender, and Religion in the Making of Modern Psychiatry

  • Phillip Honenberger

    Ph.D. Department of Philosophy Temple University

    2015 to 2016
    Fellow in Residence

    The Philosophy of Biology in North America, 1959-2009: Disciplinary Symbioses, Constitutive Tensions, and Branching Lineages

  • Lawrence Kessler

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Temple University

    2015 to 2016
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Planter’s Paradise: Agriculture, Ecology, and Science in Hawaiʻi’s Sugarcane Plantations, 1778-1920

  • Tamara Kneese

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Media, Culture, and Communication New York University

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Digital Afterlives: Patterning Posterity Through Networked Remains

  • Tess Lanzarotta

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Yale University

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    A Lab at the Top of the World: Circumpolar Health and Indigenous Politics in Cold War Alaska

  • Jongmin Lee

    Lecturer Engineering and Society University of Virginia

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Rayon: Poisoned History of Empowerment

  • Shana Lopes

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Art History Rutgers University

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    “The fraternity throughout the world”: American and German Photography, Interactions from 1840 to 1890

  • Joseph Malherek

    Department of American Studies George Washington University

    2015 to 2016
    NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

    From Bauhaus to Maxwell House: Continental Design and Social Science as Technologies of Consumer Engineering in Twentieth-Century America

  • Julia Mansfield

    Ph.D. Candidate History Department Stanford University

    2015 to 2016
    Fellow in Residence

    The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805

  • Alexander Moffett

    Ph.D. Candidate CHSS / Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    The Circulation of Medical Knowledge: Collective Investigation, 1860-1920

  • Lisa Ruth Rand

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2015 to 2016
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Orbital Decay: Space Junk and the Environmental History of Earth’s Borderlands, 1957-1985

  • Miriam Rich

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History of Science Harvard University

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Monstrous Childbirth: Concepts of Race and Defective Reproduction in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Science, Medicine, and Law

  • James Risk

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of South Carolina

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Coastal Identities: Science, Technology, Commerce, and the State in American Seaports, 1790 - 1860

  • Carolyn Roberts

    Ph.D. Candidate African and African American Studies Harvard University

    2015 to 2016
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Surgeon, Fetish Woman, Apothecary, Slave: The Medical Culture, Labor, and Economy of the British Slave Trade, 1680-1807

  • Whitney Robles

    Ph.D. Candidate American Studies Harvard University

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Gathering the Animals: Natural History in America to 1815

  • Maxwell Rogoski

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Surface and Self: Science and the Social Economy of Skin in the Twentieth Century

  • Sarah Sussman

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of English University of Texas at Austin

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Divining a Usable Past: Psychical Research and the High-Culture Novel, 1880-1940

  • Dora Vargha

    Postdoctoral Research Associate Birbeck College, University of London

    2015 to 2016
    Research Fellow

    Road to Eradication: Global Polio Vaccine Testing in the Cold War

2014 to 2015

  • Nicole Belolan

    University of Delaware

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861

  • Amanda Casper

    University of Delaware

    2014 to 2015
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Home Alteration in Industrial Philadelphia, 1865 to 1925

  • Cara Fallon

    Harvard University

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    One Hundred Years of Health: Changing Expectations for Aging Well in 20th Century America

  • Abraham Gibson

    Ph.D., Department of History Florida State University

    2014 to 2015
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    In Search of the Social Impulse: Science and Conciliation during the Interwar Years, 1919-1939

  • Abigail Glogower

    University of Rochester

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Lives of the Copyists: Replicating Subjects in Antebellum American Print Culture 1820-1860

  • Heidi Hausse

    Princeton University

    2014 to 2015
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Life and Limb: Technology, Surgery, and Bodily Loss in Early Modern Germany

  • Phillip Honenberger

    Ph.D. Department of Philosophy Temple University

    2014 to 2015
    Fellow in Residence

    The Philosophy of Biology in North America, 1959-2009: Disciplinary Symbioses, Constitutive Tensions, and Branching Lineages

  • Julia Mansfield

    Ph.D. Candidate History Department Stanford University

    2014 to 2015
    Fellow in Residence

    The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805

  • Jonson Miller

    Associate Teaching Professor Drexel University

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Engineers as Servant-Leaders of the Old South: The Southern Military Schools and the Foundation of the New South

  • Sarah Naramore

    University of Notre Dame

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    The Last Great System: Benjamin Rush's Physiological Worldview

  • Elizabeth Searcy

    Brown University

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    The Unconscious Mind in America, 1880-1917

  • Jeannie Shinozuka

    Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Research Associate University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Biotic Borderlands: Constituting Race in Transnational Public Health and Agriculture, 1880-1945

  • Roberto Chauca Tapia

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Florida

    2014 to 2015
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Science in the Jungle: The Missionary Mapping and National Imagining of Western Amazonia

  • Christopher Willoughby

    Tulane University

    2014 to 2015
    Research Fellow

    Treating the Black Body: Race and Medicine in American Culture, 1800-1861

2013 to 2014

  • Kathleen Brian

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of American Studies George Washington University

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Morbid Propensities: Suicide, Sympathy, and the Making of the Eugenic Public, 1843-1903

  • Sarah Chesney

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Anthropology College of William and Mary

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    The Fruit of Their Labors: Exploring William Hamilton's Greenhouse Complex and the Rise of American Botany in Early Federal Philadelphia

  • Erin Corrales-Diaz

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Art University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Remembering the Veteran: Disability, Trauma, and the American Civil War, 1861-1915

  • Elisabeth Berry Drago

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Art History University of Delaware

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Thomas Wijck’s Painted Alchemists at the Intersection of Art, Science and Practice

  • Emily Handlin

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History of Art and Architecture Brown University

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Moving Beyond Vision: Eadweard Muybridge in Philadelphia

  • Kathryn Irving

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Yale University

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    The American Idiot Schools: Disability and Segregation in the Nineteenth Century

  • Jason Kauffman

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Terra Desconhecida: Nature, Knowledge, and Society in the Pantanal Wetlands of Brazil and Bolivia

  • Joel Klein

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Philosophy of Science Indiana University

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Chymistry, Corpuscularism, and Controversy: The Ideas and Influence of Daniel Sennert (1572-1637)

  • Jessica Linker

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Connecticut

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    "It is my wish to behold Ladies among my hearers": Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860

  • Julia Mansfield

    Ph.D. Candidate History Department Stanford University

    2013 to 2014
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805

  • Teasel Muir-Harmony

    Ph.D. Candidate History, Anthropology and Science, Technology and Society Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2013 to 2014
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    The Space Race and American Public Diplomacy

  • Rebecca Onion

    Ph.D. Department of American Studies University of Texas, Austin

    2013 to 2014
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Dark Futures: Environmental Catastrophes and American Childhood in the 1970s

  • Donald Opitz

    Associate Professor School for New Learning DePaul University

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Cross-Atlantic Fertilizations: Women’s Horticultural Education at Ambler, Pennsylvania

  • James Poskett

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Philosophy of Science University of Cambridge

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    Printing skulls: the transatlantic publication and reception of Crania Americana (1839)

  • Kristen Ann Woytonik

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of New Hampshire

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    A Healthy Independence: The Politics, Science, and Business of Healthcare in Early Republic Philadelphia

  • Brandon Zimmerman

    Independent Scholar

    2013 to 2014
    Research Fellow

    An Empire of Skulls: The History of The Samuel George Morton Cranial Collection and Scientific Collecting Practices in 19th Century Philadelphia.

2012 to 2013

  • Jeremy Blatter

    Ph.D. Candidate History of Science and Film and Visual Studies Harvard University

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Psychotechnics of Everyday Life: Hugo Münsterberg and the Politics of Applied Psychology, 1892-1920

  • Catherine Bonier

    Ph.D. Candidate Architecture Department University of Pennsylvania

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Benjamin H. Latrobe's Philadelphia Waterworks: Republican Emblem and Democratic Instrument of Healthy Equilibrium

  • Jeffrey Brideau

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Maryland

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    A Bond Rather than a Barrier: Constructing the St. Lawrence Seaway, An Environmental History

  • Tisha Hooks

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of African American Studies Yale University

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Duct Tape and the U.S. Social Imagination

  • Laura Igoe

    Ph.D. Candidate Tyler School of Art Temple University

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Opulent City and the Sylvan State: Art and Environmental Embodiment in Early National Philadelphia

  • Lijing Jiang

    Ph.D. Candidate History and Philosophy of Science Arizona State University

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Degeneration in Miniature: Cell Death and Aging Research in the Twentieth Century

  • Katrina Jirik

    Ph.D. Candidate Program in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine University of Minnesota

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    American Institutions for the Feeble-minded from 1875 to 1920: a reinterpretation

  • Emily Merchant

    University of Michigan

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Prediction and Control: Global Population Projection in the Twentieth Century

  • Rebecca Onion

    Ph.D., Department of American Studies University of Texas, Austin

    2012 to 2013
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Dark Futures: Environmental Catastrophes and American Childhood in the 1970s

  • Douglas O’Reagan

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of California, Berkeley

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Seizing Science and Technology: American, British, and French Efforts to Take German Technology During and Following the Second World War

  • Ann Robinson

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Massachusetts Amherst

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Creating a Symbol of Science: The Standard Periodic Table of the Elements

  • Aimee Slaughter

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Science, Technology and Medicine University of Minnesota

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Radium Therapy in America, 1898-1939

  • Simon Thode

    Ph.D. Candidate Program in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology The Johns Hopkins University

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Sciences of Observation and their use in the development of the United States, 1770-1820

  • Jenna Tonn

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of the History of Science Harvard University

    2012 to 2013
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Show-Room and the Workshop: The Laboratory within the Natural History Museum and the Development of American Biology, 1850 – 1935

2011 to 2012

  • Katherine Arner

    Ph.D. Candidate Program in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology Johns Hopkins University

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Shaped by Fever, Commerce and War: American Medicine and Public Health in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions

  • Amanda Bevers

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of California, San Diego

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Making Museums of Medical History

  • Susan Brandt

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Temple University

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Gifted Women and Skilled Practitioners: Gender and Healing Authority in the Mid-Atlantic Region, 1740-1830

  • Benjamin Breen

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Texas, Austin

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Cures from New Worlds: the Portuguese Tropics and the Origins of the Global Drug Trade, 1640-1760

  • Meghan Crnic

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Salubrious Sea: Marine Hospitals, the Environment, and the Health of American Urban Children, 1870-1930

  • Claire Gherini

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Johns Hopkins University

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    'That Great Experiment': Plantation America and the Remaking of British Medicine in the Anglophone Atlantic, 1730-1800.

  • Christopher Heaney

    Ph.D. Candidate (Harrington Doctoral Fellow) Department of History University of Texas at Austin

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Andean Afterlives: the Hemispheric Circulatio n of the Pre-Columbian Dead and Peruvianist Anthropology, 1780-1948

  • Kurt MacMillan

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of California, Irvine

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Hormonal Bodies: A Transregional History of Sex and Race in Constitutional Medicine, 1911-1965

  • Joseph Martin

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History, Technology and Medicine University of Minnesota

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Solid Foundations: Structuring American Solid State Physics, 1939-1993

  • Funke Sangodeyi

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Harvard University

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Body as Ecosystem: Good Germs and American Bodies, 1940s-1990s

  • Aelwen Wetherby

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Science, Department of History University of Oxford

    2011 to 2012
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Aid, Incorporated: American Medical Relief to China and the Development of Medical Diplomacy, 1937-1949

  • Matthew White

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Florida

    2011 to 2012
    Research Fellow

    Public Science, Patronage, and Free Education: The Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia 1855 - 1900

2010 to 2011

  • Kuang-chi Hung

    Ph.D. Candidate History of Science Harvard University

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Bridging the Disjunction: Asa Gray and the Botanical Exchanges between East Asia and North America

  • Andrew McGee

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Virginia

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Mainframing America: Computers, Systems, and the Transformation of U.S. Policy and Society, 1940-1985

  • Rebecca Miller

    Ph.D. Candidate Graduate School of Education Harvard University

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Crafting the Two Cultures: Identifying and Educating Future Scientists and Non-Scientists in America, 1910–1970

  • Joanna Radin

    Ph.D. Candidate History & Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Life on Ice: Frozen Blood, Human History, and Biodiversity in a Genomic Age

  • Madhumita Saha

    Ph.D. Candidate History of Science and Technology Iowa State University

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    State Policy, Agricultural Research and Transformation of Indian Agriculture, With Special Reference to Basic Food Crops, 1947-1985

  • Paul Shin

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Yale University; Ph.D. Candidate Department of Medicine University of Rochester

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Insensible Souls: Mesmerism, Science, and the American Imagination, 1837-1860

  • Cameron Strang

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Texas at Austin

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Entangled Knowledge, Expanding Nation: Local Science and the United States Empire in the Southeast Borderlands, 1763-1840

  • Dora Vargha

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Rutgers University

    2010 to 2011
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Iron Curtain, Iron Lungs: The International Governance of Polio in the Cold War from a Hungarian Perspective

2009 to 2010

  • Carin Berkowitz

    Ph.D. Candidate Science and Technology Studies Cornell University

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Making British Medicine: Practice and Pedagogy in the Early Nineteenth Century

  • Andrew Berns

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of Pennsylvania

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Natural Science of the Biblical World in Late Renaissance Italy

  • Nicholas Best

    Ph.D. Candidate History and Philosophy of Science Indiana University

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Lavoisier as Historian of Chemistry and Philosopher of Science

  • Nicholas Blanchard

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Oregon State University

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Domestication: The Culture of a Science in the 20th Century

  • Kara B. Clevinger

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of English Temple University

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Isolating Liberty: The Home, the Prison, and the Asylum in Antebellum Literature

  • Ellery Foutch

    Ph.D. Candidate History of Art University of Pennsylvania

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Arresting Beauty: The Perfectionist Impulse in Peale's Butterflies, Heade's Hummingbirds, Blaschka's Flowers, and Sandow's Body

  • Anna Geltzer

    Ph.D. Candidate Science and Technology Studies Cornell University

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Epistemology in Flux: Changing Conceptions of What Counts as Clinical Evidence in 20th and 21st Century Russia

  • Abigail Schade

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Columbia University

    2009 to 2010
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Traditional Qanat Irrigation Technologies in Arid Environments: A Global Environmental History, with Evidence from Iran, the Western Desert of Egypt, and the Balearic Islands of Spain

2008 to 2009

  • Karin Ekholm

    Ph.D. Candidate History and Philosophy of Science Department Indiana University

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Generation and its Problems: Harvey, Highmore and Their Contemporaries

  • Christopher Jones

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Energy Highways: Canals, Pipes, and Wires Transform the Mid-Atlantic Region, 1820-1930

  • Tina Kibbe

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History SUNY Buffalo

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Deviant Women, Toxic Bodies: Eugenics and Public Health in the United States, 1900-1950

  • Matthew Laubacher

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Arizona State University

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Assessing the Role of European Thought: The Culture of Collecting in 19th-Century American Natural History

  • Nicholas Spicher

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History of Science and Technology Johns Hopkins University

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    A Study of the 18th-Century Use and Growth of Scientific Demonstrations in the Context of University Instruction

  • Theodore Varno

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History University of California, Berkeley

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    The Nature of Tomorrow: Inbreeding in Practice and Theory in the Anglo-American Context, 1860-1950

  • Damon Yarnell

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2008 to 2009
    Dissertation Writing Fellow

    Motor City: Ford, Mass Production and the Industrial Ecology of Detroit, 1908-1927

2007 to 2008

  • Sarah Bridger

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Columbia University

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Scientists and the Ethics of U.S. Weapons Research, 1957-1991

  • Terry M. Christensen

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History Oregon State University

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    John Archibald Wheeler: A Study in the Pedagogy, Philosophy, and Politics of 20th Century Physics

  • Melissa J. Grafe

    Ph.D. Candidate Institute of the History of Medicine Johns Hopkins University

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    ‘To attendance and medicine’: Medical practice in the Chesapeake and Mid-Atlantic regions, 1769-1820

  • Eric S. Hintz

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    The Post-Heroic Generation: American Independent Inventors, 1900-1950

  • Miranda Paton

    Ph.D. Candidate Department of Science and Technology Studies Cornell University

    2007 to 2008
    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Vertebrate Paleontology and the Evolutionary Synthesis

  • Michitake Aso

    Ph.D. Candidate History of Science University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Forests Without Birds: Tropical Agriculture and Medicine in French Colonial Vietnam, 1890-1954

  • Mary Elizabeth Zundo

    Ph.D. Candidate School of Fine and Applied Arts University of Illinois

    Dissertation Research Fellow

    Mapping Destiny: Cartography and 19th-Century American Art of the Frontier