Bio

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I am a Visiting Assistant Professor in Science and Technology Studies at Boston College. Trained as a historian of science, my research focuses on the history of the modern life sciences and women and gender in science. 

Before coming to Boston College, I received my PhD in 2015 from the Department of History of Science at Harvard University and lectured in the Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program at Harvard. I became interested in the history of science as an undergraduate at Stanford University (B.A. ‘06, M.A. ‘07), where I spent two quarters studying marine biology at Hopkins Marine Station and in Australia

Currently, I am working on a book about masculinity and experimental zoology during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. My next project is about radical feminist biology in the postwar US.

My research has been supported by fellowships from the American Philosophical Society, the Smithsonian Institution, the Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, the Huntington Library, the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, and the Social Science Research Council


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