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: 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.... Read more about Hannah Conway
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: Science, technology, and society; colonialism and science; political influence; management of technology; history of psychology; psychological manipulation through science and technology.
Research Interests: History of computing and technology, media theory, history of economics and finance, 20th century American history, science and technology studies, history of statistics and data sciences, speed studies.
Research Interests: History of public health; history of environmental health; environmental history; science, technology, and society; science policy; history of biology and biotechnology; history of medicine.... Read more about Colleen Lanier Christensen
Research Interests: Social studies of biotechnology and bioengineering; history of synthetic biology; science fiction; future of food; environmental criticism; history of the environmental sciences; history of medicine (pharmaceuticals); cultural entomology.