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.


ADAM BAIM

CHSS/Pritzker School of Medicine
abaim@uchicago.edu
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Research interests:
Anthropology of health care institutions and medical education; history of medicine; philosophy of perception; ophthalmology in the United States.


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

Research interests:
History of twentieth century physics; science and politics, particularly in twentieth century Germany; the Anthropocene and its relationship to Cold War nuclear testing.


ANDREW DOMONDON

CHSS
atdomond@uchicago.edu

Research interests: 
History of altruism in evolutionary biology.


JILLIAN FOLEY

CHSS
jillianefoley@uchicago.edu
Research interests:
History of mathematics and computer science.


DEVIN YAGEL GOUVÊA

CHSS
dgouvea@uchicago.edu

Research interests:
History and philosophy of biology.


CARMINE GRIMALDI

History Dept.
grimaldi@uchicago.edu

Research interest:
History of science.


LILY HUANG

History Dept.
lilyx@uchicago.edu

Research interests: 
Life sciences; natural history; science and literature.


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.


JUSTIN NIERMEIER-DOHONEY 

History Dept.
jdohoney@uchicago.edu

Research Interests:
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.


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.


SAMUEL L. SCHULTE

CHSS
samlschulte@uchicago.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy of biology and medicine.


STEVEN SERVER

CHSS/History Dept./Prtizker School of Medicine
sserver@uchicago.edu
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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: “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.