Research Interests: History of the biosciences; animal models, experimentation, and the production of similarity; aging; globalization of science and capital; military science and technology; continental philosophy.
Research Interests: History of natural history; colonialism in the Americas; collecting expeditions; paleontology and fossil hunting; interactions between scientists and indigenous people; subterranean spaces; deep time; animals and temporality.
Research Interests: History of science, technology, and engineering; public infrastructure and technology; state sponsorship of research and design; theory and epistemology of applied sciences; science-fiction and cultural acceptance of scientific and technological advance; technological fear; infrastructure studies; development studies; environmental justice; rural studies
Research Interests: Science, technology, and society; colonialism and science; political influence; management of technology; history of psychology; psychological manipulation through science and technology.
Research Interests: History of earth sciences; environmental history; history of capitalism; settler colonial studies; U.S. Empire; Early American studies; Native American and Indigenous studies. ... Read more about Gustave Lester
Research Interests:History of finance; history of economics;quantification; history of state and colonial administration.
Mateo is an Ashford Fellow and PhD student in the History of Science department. He is interested in the technicalization of financial instruments, audits, and government initiatives and their relations with political economic thought beginning in the Early Modern period. He currently focuses on Early Modern France and its colonial holdings. Mateo received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
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.