People

Regular Faculty

Jennifer K. Alexander portrait Jennifer K. Alexander

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering
alexa056@umn.edu
+1 612 626 7309
Modern industrial/technological culture; science, technology, and religion; history of engineering; technology and the body; historiography; modern Europe, modern US
Boantza Victor D. Boantza

Assistant Professor
HST Director of Undergraduate Studies
Physics and Astronomy
vboantza@umn.edu
+1 612 624 8073
Early modern physical sciences, Enlightenment science, the scientific and chemical revolutions
Borrello Mark E. Borrello

Associate Professor
HSTM Director of Graduate Studies
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
borrello@umn.edu
+1 612 624 7079
History of Biology, evolutionary theory, genetics and ecology, biology of behavior; biology and society
Gardner Headshot Robert Gardner

Assistant Professor
Visiting faculty 2016-2018 academic years
History of Science and Technology
gardnerr@umn.edu
+1 612 626 7581
Environmental history; history of technology; history of forestry, ecological restoration, and ecological engineering; US history
Gunn Jennifer Gunn

Associate Professor
Director of Institute for Advanced Study
History of Medicine
gunnx005@umn.edu
+1 612 624 1909
19th and 20th century US History of Medicine and Public Health, Rural History or Rural Studies, History of Social Sciences
Janssen Michel Janssen

Professor

Physics and Astronomy
janss011@umn.edu
+1 612 624 5880
History of modern physics, relativity and quantum revolutions, Einstein, philosophy of science
Jones Susan D. Jones

Professor
Director of HST Program
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
jone0996@umn.edu
+1 612 624 9636
History of biomedical sciences, history of life sciences, historical ecology of disease, role of science in mediating human-animal interactions over time
kohlstedt Sally Gregory Kohlstedt

Professor

Earth Sciences
sgk@umn.edu
+1 612 624 9368
Natural sciences in the United States; institutional and cultural contexts (museums) for science practice; women and gender in science
Misa Thomas Misa

Professor
Director of Charles Babbage Institute

tmisa@umn.edu
+1 612 624 5050
Technology and modern culture, history of electronics and computing, historical methodologies
Schackelford Jole R. Shackelford

Assistant Professor
HMed Director of Undergrad Studies
History of Medicine
shack001@umn.edu
+1 612 624 4499
Early Modern European Science and Medicine, History of Paracelsianism, History of Biological Rhythm Studies
Tobbell Dominique Tobbell

Associate Professor
Director of HMed Program
History of Medicine
dtobbell@umn.edu
+1 612 626 5114
History of health care and health policy, nursing, pharmaceuticals, business history, and oral history

Emeritus Faculty

Eyler sitting at a table in a library. John M. Eyler



History of Medicine

+1 253 851 7311
Social history, intellectual history, public health, disease theory, social medicine, epidemiology
Norberg Arthur L. Norberg



History of Science and Technology
norberg@cs.umn.edu
+1 651 470 1218
Relations among science, technology, and industry; the federal government's role in stimulating scientific and technological development; history of information processing; and the contexts for American technological development in the nineteenth and twen
Seidel Robert W. Seidel



History of Science and Technology
rws@umn.edu
+1 612 722 7591
History of physical sciences and related technologies -- 19th & 20th centuries
Shapiro Alan E. Shapiro



History of Science and Technology
ashapiro@physics.umn.edu
+1 612 624 5770
History of physical science, Isaac Newton, history of optics, Scientific Revolution
Stuewer Roger H. Stuewer



History of Science and Technology
rstuewer@physics.umn.edu
+1 612 624 5770
History of quantum mechanics, history of nuclear physics

Affiliated Faculty

Buchanan Nicholas Buchanan

Assistant Professor
Science and Technology Studies Program
University College of the University of Freiburg, Germany
nbuchana@umn.edu
Environmental history; history of technology; science, technology, and the law (law and society)
Craddock posing for a portrait. Susan Craddock



Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
craddock@umn.edu
+1 612 624 6006
AIDS, disease, health, Tuberculosis , Public-private networks for neglected disease vaccine and drug production
Fletcher Samuel Fletcher

Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy
scfletch@umn.edu
+1 612 625 4325
Philosophy and history of science and applied mathematics, foundations of physics and of statistics, conceptual and physical basis of computation
Gaudio Michael Gaudio

Associate Professor

Art History
gaudio@umn.edu
+1 612 624 0847
Early Modern Europe and Atlantic World, print history, landscape, Protestant aesthetics, art and sensory perception, historiography
Love Alan C. Love

Associate Professor
Director of Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science
Philosophy
aclove@umn.edu
+1 612 625 4510
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, History of Biology, Epistemology
TylerMay Elaine Tyler May

Regents Professor

American Studies
mayxx002@umn.edu
+1 612 626 7847
20th century United States history, women and family, women's social history, The Cold War era gender, sexuality, politics
Mizuno Hiromi Mizuno

Associate Professor

History
mizuno@umn.edu
+1 612 626 7597
Modern Japan, intellectual and cultural history, cultural studies of science and technology, nationalism and colonialism, human rights and international laws, gender and sexuality
Shank JB Shank

Associate Professor

History
jbshank@umn.edu
+1 612 624 7323
Enlightenment science and Newtonianism, European intellectual history, especially 17th and 18th centuries, Renaissance science and culture, Old Regime France and the French Revolution, the history of Silicon Valley
Uffink Jos Uffink

Professor

Philosophy
jbuffink@umn.edu
+1 612 625 5316
Philosophy of physics, Philosophy of Science, History of Physics
Yost Jeffrey Yost

Associate Director

Charles Babbage Institute
yostx003@umn.edu
+1 612 626 0823
The business, cultural, and intellectual history of information technology; and oral history

Graduate Students

Amramina Anna Amramina


History of Science and Technology

aamramin@umn.edu
History of geosciences and environmental studies in the 20th century, intellectual interactions and transfer of scientific knowledge over the Iron Curtain
Hagens Emily Beck


History of Medicine

eehagens@umn.edu
Domestic medicine and vernacular medical print culture in 16th century Italy
Borrego Adam Borrego


History of Science and Technology

borre071@umn.edu
Natural philosophy and medicine in Antiquity and early modern Europe; Paracelsianism; alchemy; science and religion; science and esotericism; intellectual history; history of ideas
Cable Kele Cable


History of Science and Technology

cable020@umn.edu
The control and experimentalization of biology during the 20th century, specifically, evolution, genetics, and microbiology
Cernekova Kristina Cernekova


History of Science and Technology

cerne003@umn.edu
History of mathematics in early modern Europe, mathematical and science education, universities, Jesuits
Eguiarte Souza Felipe Eguiarte Souza


History of Science and Technology

eguia003@umn.edu
Theory and history of evolution, including cooperation, mutualism, the “struggle for existence”; philosophical-political relationships of humans’ with nature
Fix Adam Fix


History of Science and Technology

fixxx048@umn.edu
Early modern physical sciences, the scientific revolution, history of mathematics, history of music theory and acoustics
Flood Margaret (Macey) Flood


History of Medicine

floo0020@umn.edu
Medicinal botanicals, medical circulations, irregular practitioners, colonial medicine in the 19th- and 20th-century United States
Foster Shawn Foster


History of Science and Technology, Neurology

foste053@umn.edu
Differences of thought processes behind the Western and Traditional Chinese medicines
Gidzak Bonnie Gidzak


History of Science and Technology

baue0189@umn.edu
History of the ways science intersects with society through institutions such as education, museums and news media, in late-19th and 20th century North America

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Staff

Julia posing for a photo while sitting at a stone-top table. Julia Knoll


History of Science and Technology
jknoll@umn.edu
+1 612 624 7069
154 Shepherd Labs
Mary standing with her two school -age children, a boy and a girl, in front of a mountainous landscape with the ocean in the distance. Mary M. Thomas


History of Medicine
hmed@umn.edu
+1 612 624 4416
Medical School: (MMC 506) Office: (511A Diehl Hall)

Alumni

Mary Anne portrait. Mary Anne Andrei
News director, writer, photographer



Ph.D. 2006 Program in History of Science and Technology
Portrait of Jay in a library. Jay Aronson
Associate Professor, Department of History
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of History

aronson@andrew.cmu.edu
Ph.D. 2003 - Program in History of Science and Technology
Banerjee Somaditya Banerjee
Assistant Professor
University of Idaho
Department of History

sbanerjee@uidaho.edu
M.A. 2007 Program in History of Science and Technology, History of Physics, Modern India, Science and Technology Studies, Intellectual and Cultural History
Barth Kai-Henrik Barth
Senior Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs & Faculty Affairs
Georgetown University - Qatar
School of Foreign Service

khb3@georgetown.edu
Ph.D. 2000 Program in History of Science and Technology, M.S. (Diplom) in Physics (1991) University of Hamburg, Germany,Physics Department, B.S. (Vordiplom) in Physics (1984 ) University of Münster, Germany, Physics Department
Benya Frazier Benya
Program Officer
National Academy of Engineering
Engineering, Ethics, and Society

fbenya@nae.edu
Ph.D. 2012 - Program in History of Science and Technology, M.A. in Bioethics, University of Minnesota Oct. 2011
Brinkman Paul D. Brinkman
Head, History of Science Research Lab and Curator of Special Collections
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences


Paul.Brinkman@naturalsciences.org
Ph.D. 2005 - Program in History of Science and Technology
Bulander Robert Bulander
HealthPartners Regions Speciality Clinics



bulan002@umn.edu
Ph.D. 2015 - Program in History of Medicine, MD Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, BA University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Burba Juliet Burba
Chief Curator for Collections and Exhibits

The Bakken Museum

burb0006@umn.edu
Ph.D. 2005 - Program in History of Science and Technology
René Burmeister




M.A. 1994 - Program in History of Science and Technology
Cain Joe Cain
Professor and Department Head
University College of London
Department of Science and Technology Studies

J.Cain@ucl.ac.uk
Ph.D. 1995 - Program in History of Science and Technology, History of evolutionary biology

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