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 intersections of health and development, the global and the local, in the making and mediation of people, ideas, values, practices and materials. The focus of her current project is infant mortality.
Research Interests: Native science; indigeneity and science; science and nation building; intellectual decolonization movements; New Deal sciences; traditional ecological knowledge, history of anthropology and archeology; environmental history; postcolonial, feminist and queer theory; Haudenosaunee (Six Nations) history; postcolonial material history and museum studies
Research Interests: History of the detection of gravitational waves, instrumentation used to achieve the detection, and responses and ramifications of the shift of detection/perception of astrological phenomena from optical observations to sonic observations, history of technoethics and predicting effects of scientific and technical developments, inclusion and exclusion of groups within the science and technological fields, interpretation and communication of science and technology through literature, art, and film, integrity of data and algorithms, and promoting/progressing science and technology through legal instruments.
Research Interests: Through a modern historical study of medical science, particularly the relationship and forms of authority, objectivity, conquest, and social justice as they are represented through attitudes and beliefs of traveling doctors, Ángel seeks to deconstruct ways knowledge is created about larger underdeveloped regions and areas of the global south.
Research Interests: History of Science, History of Biology, History of Natural History, History of Education, Pedagogy, Women and Gender Studies, Museum Studies, Space and Place, and History of Medicine