(Travel Fellow, 2019-20)
Departments and Disciplines: The Institutionalization of Computer Science, 1960-1989
Tasha Schoenstein is a PhD candidate in the History of Science at Harvard University. Her research interests center on the history of computer science, mathematics, and engineering. Her dissertation, tentatively titled “Departments and Disciplines: The Institutionalization of Computer Science, 1960-1989,” looks at the history of computer science as an academic discipline, with particular attention on the history of gender and computer science. Before attending Harvard, Tasha received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Computer Science with a minor in Chinese from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.