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: The intersections of health and development, the global and the local, in the making and mediation of people, ideas, values, practices and materials. The focus of her current project is infant mortality.
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
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.