Research Interests: Modern French and German intellectual history; history of the human sciences in Modern Europe, with emphasis on physiology, psychology and economics; history of capitalism.
Before joining the Department of the History of Science at Harvard, Jordan received an M.A. in Science and Technology Studies, and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia. His M.A. thesis examined debates about the nature and value of “mental work” in late-nineteenth century Europe.
Previous Degrees: B.A., M.A. University of British Columbia