Jiemin Tina Wei
Research Interests: History of medicine; history of the human sciences; history of work and labor; history of technology.
Jiemin Tina Wei is a doctoral candidate studying the history of the culture of and ideas surrounding medicine, work, leisure, and gender—particularly the use of self-help, mind-body medicines, and workplace-management techniques in the treatment of “industrial fatigue” in the 19th and 20th century United States. Her research is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) and the Smithsonian Institute Graduate Fellowship at the National Museum of American History (NMAH).Prior to graduate school, she worked at Google and Stanford University. She graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with an AB in Philosophy, where her senior thesis won the Alexander Guthrie McCosh Prize, awarded by the Princeton University Philosophy Department to the best senior thesis in any area of philosophy in each graduating class.
She is a former co-organizer of Harvard University’s History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG) and Early Sciences Working Group (ESWG).
Photo credit: Ben Lin
AB., Philosophy, Princeton University