RSS NOTIFICATIONS

  • The Library will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. Air Power and the Great War

    January 24, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. The Science of Apollo

    March 28, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
  3. Cosmic Tremors: The Quest for Colliding Black Holes

    April 30, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Former Fellows

Robyn Braun, PhD
Research Communications Officer, University of Alberta, Canada
The Modernist Infusoria: The Microorganisms that have Shaped Modern Culture and Thought

Patrick De Oliveira
PhD Candidate, Princeton University
The Ascending Republic: Aeronautical Culture in France, 1860-1908

Stephen Hausmann
PhD Candidate, Temple University
White Water: Race and Environment in Rapid City, 1875-1992

Ry Marcattilio-McCracken, PhD
Lecturer, Oklahoma State University
The Incorrigibles: Eugenics and Sterilization in a Juvenile Girls’ Reformatory

Zachary Nowak
PhD Candidate, Harvard University
The American Train Station: A History

Drielli Peyerl, PhD
Postdoctoral scholar, University of Campinas, Brazil
Cornucopia: The Hunger for Energy Resources in South America

Whitney Robles
PhD Candidate, Harvard University
Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History, 1700-1820

Edwin Rose
PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge, UK
From Sir Hans Sloane to Sir Joseph Banks: The Creation and Use of Private Libraries in Relation to the Practice of Natural History

Lee Vinsel, PhD
Assistant Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
After Innovation: Maintenance, Care, and Our American Dreams

Adelheid (Heidi) Voskuhl, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Engineers’ Philosophy: Industrialism, Theories of Technology, and Social Order in the Second Industrial Revolution

J’Nese Williams
PhD Candidate, Vanderbilt University
The Texture of Empire: British Colonial Botanic Gardens and the Uses of Science in the Late-18th and Early-19th Centuries

Reem Elghomini
PhD Candidate, University of Texas, Austin
Interfering with Matter and Motion Theory: Optics, Alchemy and the Naturalization of Arabic in England, 1640-1672.

Karl L. Galle, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Sciences and Engineering, The American University in Cairo
Scholar, Bureaucrat, Diplomat, Revolutionary: Copernicus Through the Eyes of His Contemporaries.
Video: Lecture, April 28, 2016

Cynthia Huffman, PhD
Professor of Mathematics, Pittsburg State University
Influential Books in the Development of European Mathematics from 1500-1820
Video: Lecture, October 7, 2015

Joana Gaspar de Freitas, PhD
New University of Lisbon
Against Sand and Sea: Strategies on Coastal Defense
Video: Lecture, November 5, 2014

Andre Hahn
PhD Candidate, Oregon State University
Finding Form: Goethe’s Morphology Among Twentieth Century English Speakers
Video: Lecture, September 8, 2015

Gabriella Petrick, PhD
Associate Professor, Hospitality and Tourism, University of New Haven
Red or White: How Cabernet and Chardonnay Came to Define Wine
Video: Lecture, July 20, 2015

Caitlin Silberman
PhD Candidate, Art History Department, University of Wisconsin – Madison
“I Believe We Shall Be Crows”: Thinking with Birds in British Art and Visual Culture, 1840-1900
Video: Lecture, September 10, 2014

Angela Smith
PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Texas – Austin
On the Origin of Vestiges: Science, Religion, and the Natural World in Early Victorian Scotland
Video: Lecture, November 19, 2014

Francesco Gerali, PhD
Post-Doctoral Student, Institute of Geography, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Crossing the National Boundaries: Study on the Foreign Technological Know-How in the Maturation of the Mexican Oil Industry in the Second Half of the 19th century
Video: Lecture, October 30, 2013

Francesco Luzzini, PhD
Adjunct Professor, University of Milan – Department of Biosciences
Through dark and mysterious paths: Early modern science and the search for the origin of springs from the 16th to the 18th century
Video: Lecture, July 23, 2014

Luis Tirapicos
PhD Candidate, Interuniversity Centre for the History of Science and Technology, University of Lisbon
Jesuit Science in Lisbon: The Practice of Astronomy in the Court of King João V, 1723-1750
Video: November 13, 2013

Dustin Abnet, PhD
Department of History, Indiana University
“Taming Our Machines:” Robots and the American Soul in the Industrial Age
Video: Lecture, August 14, 2013

Monica Brannon
PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, New School for Social Research
Governing Technological Landscapes: A Historical Comparison between Rural Electrification Co-operatives and Rural Broadband Internet Access
Video: Lecture, July 10, 2013

Felipe Cruz
PhD Candidate, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin
Colonizing Amazonia From Above: Aeronautical Technology in the Brazilian Frontiers
Video: Lecture, March 7, 2013

Eric Friesel
PhD Candidate, Technology Management, Indiana State University
Assessing the Value of Exogenous Modular System Design and Manufacture in Uncertain Rapidly Changing Technology Industry
Video: Lecture, October 23, 2013

Catherine Kendig, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Missouri Western State University
Homology, Redux: Revisiting Richard Owen’s Analogy/Homology Distinction
Video: Lecture, July 24, 2013

Jongmin Lee
PhD Candidate, Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Engineering the Environment: Regulatory Engineers in the Environmental Protection Agency and Engineering Societies, 1969-1980
Video: Lecture, March 14, 2013

Adelheid Voskuhl, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of History of Science, Harvard University
Engineering as Institution: Technical and Social Elites in Germany and the U.S., 1870 to 1930
Video: Lecture, April 26, 2013

Jerusha Westbury
PhD Candidate, History Department, New York University
“…what a great many Authors have said…”: Learning about New World Plants in Early Modern Europe
Video: Lecture, March 21, 2013

Francesco Luzzini, PhD
Research Fellow, Department of Humanities, University of East Piedmont, Italy
Faith and Facts, Experience, and Expedience: A Comparison of Protestant and Italian Catholic Perspectives in 17th and 18th Century Theories of the Earth

Video: Lecture, July 18, 2012