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.
Research Interests: History of the biosciences; animal models, experimentation, and the production of similarity; aging; globalization of science and capital; military science and technology; continental philosophy.
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: Global history, history of colonialism and capitalism. Animal studies, natural history, biology, and environmental history. Anthropology and ethnography. History of Latin America and the Global South. ... Read more about Angélica Márquez-Osuna
Research Interests: The relationship between gender, public health, and self-making during the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States; the social conceptions of motherhood and childhood and their effects on public health policy and practice
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: Medicalization and racialization of social deviance in the context of mental health/psychiatry; social, economic, and political factors in society's understanding of disease; race and the history of medicine.