Leah Aronowsky, 2016-17 Research Fellow
Leah received the History of Science Society’s 2019 Ronald Rainger Award for best early career work in the history of earth and environmental sciences.
Kevin Baker, 2017-18 Dissertation Fellow
Kevin completed his dissertation and accepted a two-year postdoc at University of California, Berkeley, in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department.
Geoff Bil, 2018-19 Research Fellow
Geoff began a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware.
Roberta Chauca Tapia, 2014-15 Dissertation Fellow
Roberto published “El ‘imperio fluvial’ franciscano en la Amazonia occidental entre los siglos XVII y XVIII” [“The Franciscan ‘River Empire’ in Western Amazonia between the 17th and 18th Centuries”], in Historia Critica 73 (2019): 95-116.
Ryan Dahn, 2019-20 Fellow in Residence
Ryan published “Big Science, Nazified? Pascual Jordan, Adolf Meyer-Abich, and the Abortive Scientific Journal Physis” in Isis 110, no. 1 (March 2019).
Theodora Dryer, 2017-18 Dissertation Fellow; 2018-2019 Fellow in Residence
Theodora defended her dissertation and received the Dean’s Fellowship Award for Humanistic Studies from University of San Diego. She has been named Postdoctoral Associate at the AI Now Institute at New York University.
Alexandra Fair, 2018-19 Research Fellow
Alexandra received the 2019-20 Fulbright-University of Reading Postgraduate Award to study history in the United Kingdom. She recently published an article titled “Situating Standpoint Magazine: Conservative Journalism and Eugenic Ideology” on eugenic discourse in the British publication Standpoint. When she returns from the UK, Alexandra will begin a Ph.D. in African and African American Studies at Harvard University.
Abraham Gibson, 2014-15 NEH Postdoctoral Fellow
Abe recently co-edited a Focus Section on “Computational History and Philosophy of Science” and co-authored an article, “The History of Science and the Science of History: Computational Methods, Algorithms, and the Future of the Field,” both in the same issue of Isis (September 2019). Abe also published an article, “Moonshine Capital of the World: A Visual History of Untaxed Whiskey in Franklin County, Virginia,” in Environmental History (July 2019).
Jonathan Jones, 2017-18 Research Fellow
Jonathan has two forthcoming publications: “Opium Slavery: Civil War Veterans and Opiate Addiction” in The Journal of the Civil War Era and “Buying and Selling Masculinity: Civil War Veterans and Opiate Addiction Patent Cures” in Caroline E. Janney and James Marten, eds., Buying and Selling the Civil War.
Jessica Linker, 2013-14 Research Fellow
Jessica is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Haverford and Bryn Mawr, and a short-term fellow at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Jessica’s dissertation won the 2019 Zuckerman Dissertation Prize at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies. Her postdoc project, a digital history of Bryn Mawr women in science can be seen at: https://digitalscholarship.brynmawr.edu/howis/
Shana Lopes, 2015-16 Research Fellow
Shana joined the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as Assistant Curator of Photography.
Joseph Malherek, 2015-16 NEH Postdoctoral Fellow
Joseph will be a Junior Fellow at the Institute for Advance Study at Central European University in Budapest for the 2019-202 academic year. He also recently published “Shopping Malls and Social Democracy: Victor Gruen’s Postwar Campaign for Conscientious Consumption in American Suburbia,” in Consumer Engineering, 1920s-1970s: Marketing between Expert Planning and Consumer Responsiveness, eds. Jan Logemann, Gary Cross and Ingo Köhler.
Jonson Miller, 2014-15 Research Fellow
Jonson will be publishing his book, The White Manhood of Engineering: Creating Engineers at the Antebellum Virginia Military Institute with Lever Press.
Vivek Neelakantan, 2018-19 Research Fellow
Vivek published a Bahasa Indonesia translation of his book, Science, Public Health and Nation-Building in Soekarno-Era Indonesia.
James Poskett, 2013-14 Research Fellow
James published Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815-1920 with University of Chicago Press.
Lisa Ruth Rand, 2015-16 Dissertation Fellow; 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellow in Residence
Ruth has begun a two-year Haas Fellowship at the Science History Institute.
James Risk, 2015-16 Research Fellow
James published “The Fresnel Affair: Manufacturing, Technology Transfer, Republicanism, and the United States’ Adoption of the Fresnel Lighthouse Lens, 1819-1852” in The Northern Mariner/Le Marin du Nord 28, issue 4 (Autumn 2018).
Neeraja Sankaran, 2018-19 Research Fellow
Neeraja is now editor of the HSS Newsletter, and has two publications: “Macfarlane Burnet: The Concept of Self” in Interference: International Review of Science 4, no. 4 (July 2019), and Anderson W., Sankaran N. (2019) “Historiography and Immunology” in Dietrich M., Borello M., Harman O. (eds), Handbook of the Historiography of Biology: Historiographies of Science, volume 1 (Springer, 2022). Neeraja will be an International Visiting Fellow at the Centre for History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) at the University of Leeds for one semester, beginning January 2020.
Óscar Moisés Torres Montúfar, 2016-17 Research Fellow
Óscar begins a position as Professor at the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), Mexico.
Dora Vargha, 2015-16 Research Fellow; 2010-2011 Research Fellow
Dora received the 2019 Book Award from the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) for Polio Across the Iron Curtain: Hungary’s Cold War with an Epidemic.