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.
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
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 cryptology and information security; the American Cold War; computer science.
DEVIN YAGEL GOUVÊA
History and philosophy of biology.
Media, technology, American culture.
Medieval Indian scholarship, natural history, philosophic empiricism, science and empire.
Language & history; historical epistemology; science & literature.
Metaphor & Metaphysic
Henri Bergson & the Language of Epistemology in Fin-de-Siècle France
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.