Research Interests: History of the biosciences; animal models, experimentation, and the production of similarity; aging; globalization of science and capital; military technology; continental philosophy.
Brad Bolman is a Sosland Family Graduate Fellow in History of Science at Harvard University. He studies the history of biology, medicine, and the physical sciences, with a particular focus on the use of animals in large-scale experiments and the history of “standards” and scientific “sacrifice.” In 2017, he was Pforzheimer Fellow at the Harvard University Archives working on the papers of Samuel Eliot Morison.
“Brother Swine: Inventing the Nuclear Model Organism.” Legacies of the Manhattan Project Conference (Hanford, Washington, March 2017).
“The Gerontology of Experiment: Old Dogs and New Medicine.” History of Medicine Working Group (Cambridge, MA, February 13, 2017).
Previous Degrees: A.B., Social Studies, Harvard