Biography

Credit: Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. I’m also affiliated with the Department of History, and am a member of the Steering Committee for the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies.

I completed my PhD in Cornell’s Department of Science and Technology Studies, and was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Social Studies of Medicine department at McGill University. In 2018/2019, I was a fellow in residence at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

At UW–Madison, I direct the Health and the Humanities undergraduate certificate program, and teach courses in science and technology studies, biology and society, and history of science. I have won numerous awards for my undergraduate teaching, including the Dorothy and Hsin-Nung Yao Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from the Department of History.

I am a Collaborating Editor for the journal Social Studies of Science, where I manage the review process and make decisions on a subset of manuscripts submitted to the journal. I’m also on the editorial board for the journal New Genetics and Society, the Journal of the History of Biology, and was the reviews editor at Social Studies of Science.

For more about me, you can download my CV or read my Quick Study profile in the Radcliffe Magazine.