Aaron Gluck-Thaler

Aaron Gluck-Thaler

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Research Interests: History of technology; history of computing; history of the human & social sciences; history of security; national security policy; cybernetics; STS; surveillance studies; media studies; visual & material culture; philosophy of science & technology

Aaron Gluck-Thaler is a Frank Knox Fellow and a PhD student in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. His research studies the historical, cultural, and political dimensions of national security practices, with a focus on techniques used for surveillance and cybersecurity. Aaron’s doctoral research examines how pattern recognition technologies illuminate enduring questions of how power, scientific knowledge, and the self are cultivated. He is an affiliate of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Aaron holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, a MSc in the Social Science of the Internet from the Oxford Internet Institute, and a MSc in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

Previous Degrees
BE., Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
MS., Social Science of the Internet, University of Oxford
MS., History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, University of Oxford