History of Environmental Sciences

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Hannah Conway

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

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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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Wythe Marschall

Wythe Marschall

Research Interests: Agriculture and the environment; agricultural technology; anthropology of food and agriculture; anthropology of technology; anthropology of work; biotechnology and bioengineering/synthetic biology; cellular agriculture; controlled environment agriculture (CEA)/vertical farming; cultural anthropology; DIY/maker movements; ecological design; food policy; futurism; plant studies; postcapitalism; science fiction/speculative design; startups; urban agriculture; urban planning

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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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