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 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: 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; 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.