Research Interests: Early Modern Science, visual and material cultures of science, including the role of models/instruments/inscriptions/graphical systems in the visualization of scientific research, the interrelationship between science and architecture.
Research Interests: history of twentieth-century life and environmental sciences; the historical relationship between ecology and engineering; the historical intersections of ecology and space flight science and technology; the Anthropocene
Research Interests: Environmental history; history of environmental science; history of public health; science and technology studies; science and religion; colonialism and scienceRead more about Erik Baker
Soha Bayoumi is a lecturer in the History of Science Department at Harvard University. She received her PhD in 2012 from Sciences Po Paris in political philosophy, and works on the question of justice at the intersection of political philosophy, intellectual history and Science and Technology Studies.Read more about Soha Bayoumi
Research Interests: Performance validation/error assessment practices for automated and semi-automated inference systems where ‘gold standard’ truth data is difficult or impossible to obtain, the ways in which these practices have (and have not) evolved over time, how they privilege certain metrics over others (e.g. quantitative over qualitative, representative cases over edge cases), and how they reflect the valuation of different types of labor (e.g. coding vs. manual review) within the development community.Read more about Sandip Bhatt
Research Interests: The history of medicine and diseases especially pathologies of progress such as cancer (especially cancer without oncology) and cardiovascular diseases in West African history; the history of open-heart surgery and other cardiac procedures in East, West, and South Africa; and the ethical and cultural issues raised by progress made in science and medicine in African history.