Support the Consortium

Our annual supporters make the work of the Consortium possible each year. All contributions, at any level, help to promote excellence in scholarship, and to inform and elevate public discussion of historical and contemporary issues in science, technology and medicine.

If you have given in the past, please renew your support. If you have not given before, please make a contribution now.

Thank you for making our work possible.

Babak Ashrafi
Executive Director

 

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     Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine
     431 Chestnut St.
     Philadelphia, PA 19106

 

The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Charitable Organizations as the "Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science" and also operating under the name "Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine."

 

Why support the Consortium

 

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Ayah Nuriddin
Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Society of Fellows
Lecturer, Council of the Humanities and African American Studies
Princeton University

November, 2023

It was invaluable to do research within a community of scholars doing incredible work, and to talk through the research process with them as we developed our projects....read more

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Yovanna Pineda
Associate Professor of Latin American History
University of Central Florida, Orlando

November, 2023

The Consortium has been a blessing for our research team, allowing us to meet new scholars, share ideas, and present our work....read more

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Jeff Pooley
Professor of Media and Communication
Muhlenberg College

June, 2023

The Consortium, for me and my peers, is an indispensable agora, a space of scholarly exchange that spans the globe....read more

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Linda Ehrsam Voigts
Curators' Professor of English Emerita
University of Missouri-Kansas City

June, 2023

The Consortium performs an invaluable service to scholarship in the history of medicine....read more

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Fa-ti Fan
Binghamton University
President, History of Science Society

December, 2022

For the history of science community, the Consortium is like a neighborhood café where we gather around tables to read, think, chat, and share ideas. Over the years, I have hopped from table to table, partaken in conversations, greeted old friends, met new visitors — and have come away feeling excited about what I learned.

 

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Michelle Frank
M.A. Student, Biography and Memoir Program
CUNY Graduate Center

November, 2022

The Research Fellowship deepened my scholarship and opened doors; it gave me unparalleled access to archives, and it led to invitations to share my work with a growing international audience....read more

 

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Rosanna Dent
Assistant Professor, Federated History Department
New Jersey Institute of Technology-Rutgers Newark

December, 2021

The Consortium fosters connections between scholars that are transformational....read more

 

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Dominik Wujastyk
Professor and Singhmar Chair of Classical Indian Society and Polity
Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta

December, 2021

The Consortium enables my collaborators and me to bring together an international audience of over seventy scholars who share an interest in the history of science in early India.  This is a specialist area that would be almost impossible to bring together in any other way....read more

 

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John Tresch
Warburg Institute, University of London

December, 2020

The Consortium is an incredible asset for scholars working in history of science, technology and medicine. There's nothing like it anywhere...read more

 

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Katherine Reinhart
2019-20 NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

December, 2020

I knew my time as a postdoctoral fellow at the Consortium would be fruitful for my research ... but I did not anticipate the many other benefits from my time there...read more

 

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Michelle Smiley
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History of Art, Bryn Mawr
Wyeth Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts
2016 to 2017 Dissertation Fellow

December, 2019

my time as a fellow was a rare opportunity to make connections from outside my field to create a fuller and more complex context for my work ...read more

 

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Frederick Davis
Professor and Head
R. Mark Lubbers Chair in the History of Science
Department of History, Purdue University
Co-convenor of the Consortium Working Group on History of Earth and Environmental Sciences

December, 2019

Over the past decade, the Consortium has emerged as one of the leading international centers for the history of science, technology, and medicine ...read more

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Kathryn M Olesko
Associate Professor
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University

June, 2019

a perfect place to discuss the latest developments in the field ...read more

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Daniel Vandersommers
Assistant Teaching Professor of History
Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities
Former NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

June, 2019

The Consortium is a one-of-a-kind place that brings together both people and ideas. ...read more

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John Krige
Kranzberg Professor
School of History and Sociology
Georgia Institute of Technology
President, Society for the History of Technology

November, 2017

The Consortium is an extraordinary resource linking scholars all over the world who are engaged in the history of science, technology and medicine....read more

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Carolyn Roberts
Department of History
Department of African American Studies
School of Medicine
Yale University
Former Dissertation Fellow

November, 2017

my time at the Consortium was transformative...read more

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Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis
Professor, History of Science Departments of Biology and History
University of Florida

December, 2015

The Consortium's community has helped fill a void by enabling me to interact with both junior and senior scholars, all over the world...read more

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James Poskett
Darwin College
University of Cambridge
Former Research Fellow

December, 2015

Writing a transatlantic history of science simply would not have been possible without the support of the Consortium....read more

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Angela N.H. Creager
Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History
Princeton University
President, History of Science Society

November, 2014

No organization is doing a better job than the Center of connecting historians of science, technology and medicine to each other, to libraries and archives, and to the human and financial resources that make the field so vibrant right now.

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Joseph D. Martin
Lyman Briggs College
Michigan State University
Former Dissertation Writing Fellow

November, 2014

The scaffolding that the Center builds around the humanistic studies of the sciences engenders a collaborative spirit that promotes open, interdisciplinary discourse. ... read more

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Richard Staley
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Cambridge

December, 2013

Somehow, the Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science has thoroughly changed the meaning of “Area,” while also showing new ways to realise fellowship and community in scholarship....read more

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Michael Gordin
Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History
Princeton University

December 2013

Nothing, however, has prepared me for the astonishing and rapid success of this organization as a facilitator of research, teaching, outreach, and scholarship in the history of science, technology, and medicine....read more

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Kurt MacMillan
Women's and Gender Studies Program
Northern Arizona University
Former Dissertation Writing Fellow

December 2013

The collegiality, efficiency, and depth of knowledge of the Center's community created a rich learning environment for junior scholars...read more

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Loren Graham
Professor of the History of Science, Emeritus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and
Harvard University

November, 2012

This Center, in my opinion, is currently the most vigorous focus for the history of science in the United States....read more

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M. Susan Lindee
Professor of the History and Sociology of Science
Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pennsylvania

November 2012

The Center has fulfilled our highest hopes for what it could accomplish for history of science, technology and medicine not only in Philadelphia but in the world....read more

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Joanna Radin
Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine and of History
Yale University
Former Dissertation Writing Fellow

November 2012

The Center provides unique resources for stimulating the growth of history of science as an exciting field of inquiry and of action....read more

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Lynn K. Nyhart
Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
President, History of Science Society

November 2011

it is rapidly becoming an autonomous hub for the regional, and even national, scholarly community in history of science, medicine, and technology ...read more

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Ruth Schwartz Cowan
Chair, Department of the History and Sociology of Science
Janice and Julian Bers Professor
University of Pennsylvania

November 2011

because of the lively scholarly community that the Center has created here, I am seriously considering retiring in Philadelphia ...read more

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Carin Berkowitz
Associate Director, Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry
Chemical Heritage Foundation
Former Dissertation Writing Fellow

November 2011

The impact of the fellowship on my career was as much, if not more, in the community that it provided for me as it was in the funding. ...read more

Lifetime Contributions

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$500,000-$999,999

$100,000-$499,999

$50,000-$99,999

$10,000-$49,999

$5,000-$9,999

  • Ruth Schwartz Cowan
  • Susan Glassman
  • Joshua and Robert Hauser in memory of Taissa Hauser
  • Stanley Katz
  • Frances and Robert Kohler
  • ​Martin Levitt
  • Carl F. Miller
  • Theresa Snyder
  • Thomas Tritton
  • Harriet Zuckerman

$1,000-$4,999

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  • Ronald Brashear
  • Kenneth Caneva
  • Justin Carisio
  • Gail Cook
  • Raymond Dombroski
  • Paul Forman
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  • Audra J. Wolfe

$500-$999

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  • Rosanna Dent
  • Matthew Hoffarth
  • Linda Jacobs
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  • Lawrence Kessler
  • Projit Mukharji
  • Carton Rogers
  • Simon Schaffer
  • Dale Smith
  • Patrick Spero
  • Li Xiao

$250 to $499

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  • Janet Golden
  • Mark Hagerott
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  • Phillip Honenberger
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Up to $249

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  • Kenneth Fornataro
  • Janine Freeston
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  • Frederick Golec, Jr.
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  • Barbara Hahn
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  • Ryan Hearty
  • Gabrielle Hecht
  • Evan Hepler-Smith
  • Matthew Hersch
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  • Susan Naquin
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  • Jason Oakes
  • Kathryn Olesko
  • Barbara Orsolits
  • Raymond Orzechowski
  • Louise Palmer
  • Emily Pawley and Roger Turner
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  • Joanna Radin
  • Lisa Ruth Rand
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  • Maxwell Rogoski
  • Helen Rozwadowski
  • Mariam Sabri
  • Jonathan Sadowsky
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  • Eric Schatzberg
  • Robin Scheffler
  • Daniel Schluger
  • Brittany Shields
  • Arthur Silverstein
  • Aaron Slater
  • Hilary Smith
  • Jesse Smith
  • V. Betty Smocovitis
  • Alana Staiti
  • Cameron Strang
  • Mary Teeling
  • Mary Terrall
  • John Tresch
  • Claudia Maria Tresso
  • Belle Tuten
  • Theodore Varno
  • Linda Voigts
  • Matthew Vollgraff
  • Adelheid Voskuhl
  • Deborah Weinstein
  • Susan Wells
  • David Zitarelli
  • Maria Cecilia Zuleta

The Consortium makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of our Funders and Donors list, and we sincerely apologize if we have made any errors. Please notify Sheila O'Shaughnessy, Director of Development and Communication at sos@chstm.org or 215.558.6188 regarding any changes, corrections, or omissions.