The following is a list of current CHSS and Fishbein Center students (who will receive their degrees in history of science through the History Department), their emails, dissertation titles of those advanced to candidacy, and their research interests.
Anthropology of health care institutions and medical education; history of medicine; philosophy of perception; ophthalmology in the United States.
Anthropology of science & technology; planetary science.
Habsburg Empire; Austria; history and philosophy of science; historical epistemology; popular science; Austromarxism; the Vienna Circle; Wittgenstein.
History of science in the German Romantic period.
History of twentieth century physics; science and politics, particularly in twentieth century Germany; the Anthropocene and its relationship to Cold War nuclear testing.
History of altruism in evolutionary biology.
Philosophy and Sociology of Science; Bayesian Epistemology; the Science of Data; the Role of Mathematical and Statistical Models in Knowledge Creation, Ratification, Propagation, and Rejection; Statistical Inference (Deduction, Induction, and Abduction).
History of mathematics and computer science.
DEVIN YAGEL GOUVÊA
History and philosophy of biology.
History of science.
Life sciences; natural history; science and literature.
History of evolutionary biology.
History and philosophy of science.
CHSS/Pritzker School of Medicine
History of medicine.
Pragmatist philosophy; philosophy of history; philosophy and literature.
History of early modern science; natural history and environmental history in the British Atlantic world; astrology, astro-meteorology, and early modern climate theory; alchemy, cornucopianism, and early modern political economy; pre-Linnaean taxonomy; the Anthropocene in historical context.
History of the Human Sciences and Humanities; History of Philology; Knowledge of Man; History of Science; 18th and 19th Century History.
SAMUEL L. SCHULTE
Philosophy of biology and medicine.
History of medicine and public health in modern Mexico; medical and scientific nationalism; history of the mental sciences; medical professionalization; progress, modernity, and state-craft; medicine and modern war.
Dissertation Title: “Saving Aristotle’s Productive Science of Appearances in Poetics 1 – 5.”
Research interests: Aristotle’s productive science of Poetics, human-computer interactions, computer science and technology, philosophy of biology, pragmatism, philosophy of science as a humanism, the liberal arts and close reading of texts, and philosophic organizations of knowledge.