Animal Studies

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Jonathan Galka

Research Interests: History of biology and natural history; history of malacology; deep ocean biology, marine exploration, and marine resources; seabed infrastructures; speculative futures and scientific imagination; material culture of marine exploration; deep and evolutionary time; symbiosis; biological invasion; extreme biology.

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Ashton Macfarlane

Ashton Macfarlane

Research Interests: History of environmental monitoring; legal assimilation of biological and environmental data; history of 20th century biology; scientific collaborations between New Zealand and the United States; history of environmental, biological, and meteorological IGOs and cooperative ventures; history of ecology/phenology; history of wildlife conservation and animal welfare; history of carbon dioxide measurement.

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Eli  Nelson

Eli Nelson

Assistant Professor, American Studies, Williams College

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.


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