Research Interests: history of twentieth-century life and environmental sciences; the historical relationship between ecology and engineering; the historical intersections of ecology and space flight science and technology; the Anthropocene.
Research Interests: History of neoliberalism, privatization of science, history of postwar human and social sciences, history of philosophy of science, 20th century American intellectual and political history.Read more about Erik Baker
Research Interests: Performance validation/error assessment practices for automated and semi-automated inference systems where ‘gold standard’ truth data is difficult or impossible to obtain, the ways in which these practices have (and have not) evolved over time, how they privilege certain metrics over others (e.g. quantitative over qualitative, representative cases over edge cases), and how they reflect the valuation of different types of labor (e.g. coding vs. manual review) within the development community. Read more about Sandip Bhatt
Research Interests: The social and epistemological history of Renaissance European surgery, with special reference to the history of pain management, the history of reconstructive techniques of the face, and the history of perceptions of the human face.