Students

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.


BLAIR BAINBRIDGE 

CHSS
blairbainbridge@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
Anthropology of science & technology; planetary science.


ZACHARY BARR 

History Dept.
zbarr@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
Habsburg Empire; Austria; history and philosophy of science; historical epistemology; popular science; Austromarxism; the Vienna Circle; Wittgenstein.


ASHLEY CLARK

History Dept.
ashleyclark@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
History of science in the German Romantic period.


RYAN DAHN

CHSS
rwdahn@uchicago.edu
Personal Website
Research interests: 
Interaction between scientists and the state, particularly in twentieth century Germany; impact of collective memory on history of science and technology; history of the natural sciences; science and politics; science under fascism.

Dissertation Title: The Forgotten Founder of Quantum Mechanics: The Science and Politics of Physicist Pascual Jordan, 1902–1980


ANDREW DOMONDON

CHSS
atdomond@uchicago.edu
Research interests:
History of altruism in evolutionary biology.


EAMON DUEDE

CHSS
eduede@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
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).


JILLIAN FOLEY

CHSS
jillianefoley@uchicago.edu
Research interests:
History of cryptology and information security; the American Cold War; computer science.


DEVIN YAGEL GOUVÊA

CHSS
dgouvea@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
History and philosophy of biology.


ERIC GUREVITCH

SALC/CHSS
gurevitch@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
Medieval Indian scholarship, natural history, philosophic empiricism, science and empire.


LILY HUANG

History Dept.
lilyx@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
Language & history; historical epistemology; science & literature.
Dissertation Title: 
Metaphor & Metaphysic Henri Bergson & the Language of Epistemology in Fin-de-Siècle France


EMMA KITCHEN

History Dept.
elkitchen@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
History of evolutionary biology.


BIYING LING 

CHSS
bling@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
History and philosophy of science.


ALEXANDER MOFFETT

CHSS/Pritzker School of Medicine
amoffett@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
History of medicine.


PARYSA MOSTAJIR 

CHSS
parysa@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
Pragmatist philosophy; philosophy of history; philosophy and literature.


KRISTINE PALMIERI 

CHSS/History Dept.
kpalmieri@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
History of the Human Sciences and Humanities; History of Philology; Knowledge of Man; History of Science; 18th and 19th Century History.


EMMA PASK

CHSS
pask@uchicago.edu
Research interests: 
Anthropology of science; philosophy of biology; ecology; field work and big data in environmental sciences. 


STEVEN SERVER

CHSS/History Dept./Prtizker School of Medicine
sserver@uchicago.edu
Homepage
Research interests: 
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.


WILLIAM STERNER

CHSS
bill@uchicago.edu
Dissertation Title: "The Science of Poetics and The Poetics of Science."
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.