North American Studies

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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Yvan Prkachin

Lecturer, Harvard History of Science

Research interests: History of neuroscience; history of the brain and mind sciences; history of modern medicine; history of interdisciplinarity and interdisciplinary science; history of surgery; history of psychiatry and psychology; history of technology; history of artificial intelligence and computing; medical technologies; modern American history; modern Canadian history; World War II and Cold War history; history of the human sciences; history of addiction and drugs.

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