Research Interests: History of Medicine, postcolonial studies, science and race.
Rory Brinkmann is an MD-PhD student at Harvard Medical School and Harvard GSAS's Department of the History of Science. He is interested in the social structuring of 21st and 20th century transnational biomedicine with attention to postcolonial contexts. He completed his B.A. at Bowdoin College and an M.Phil at the University of Oxford.
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.
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.
Research Interests: History of evolutionary thought along and across the Atlantic in the 19th and early 20th centuries; evolutionary ideas in medieval Islamic philosophy and science; Orientalism in 19th century United States and Britain; visual STS.