Research Interests: History of medicine and science in and beyond Europe and America; history of chronic diseases such as heart diseases, neurological disorders and cancers, of therapeutics such as cardiology, cardiac surgery, and coronary revascularization, of neurology and neurosurgery, of specialty training and education, of global health, and of medical ethics in sub-Saharan Africa; and the origin of neurosurgery in the US
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 Medicine, postcolonial studies, science and race.
Rory Brinkman 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 natural history; colonialism in the Americas; collecting expeditions; paleontology and fossil hunting; interactions between scientists and indigenous people; subterranean spaces; deep time; animals and temporality.
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