Graduate Students

Wythe Marschall

Wythe Marschall

Research Interests: Agriculture and the environment; agricultural technology; anthropology of food and agriculture; anthropology of technology; anthropology of work; biotechnology and bioengineering/synthetic biology; cellular agriculture; controlled environment agriculture (CEA)/vertical farming; cultural anthropology; DIY/maker movements; ecological design; food policy; futurism; plant studies; postcapitalism; science fiction/speculative design; startups; urban agriculture; urban planning

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Mateo Montoya

Research Interests: History of finance; history of economics;quantification; history of state and colonial administration.

Mateo is an Ashford Fellow and PhD student in the History of Science department. He is interested in the technicalization of financial instruments, audits, and government initiatives and their relations with political economic thought beginning in the Early Modern period. He currently focuses on Early Modern France and its colonial holdings. Mateo received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

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