Wythe Marschall

Wythe Marschall


Research Interests: Social studies of biotechnology and bioengineering; history of synthetic biology; science fiction; future of food; environmental criticism; history of the environmental sciences; history of medicine (pharmaceuticals); cultural entomology.

Wythe Marschall is a Ph.D. candidate in the History of Science Department at Harvard, where he explores synthetic ecology—the intersection of biotechnology and ecology—focusing on promissory claims about the future of industrial agriculture and food engineering. Previously, Wythe lectured at Brooklyn College, curated art and science exhibitions and events in New York City, and worked in advertising. His writing has appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern and elsewhere.

Previous Degrees:
BA., English, Bennington College
MFA., Brooklyn College

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