Regular Faculty

Jennifer K. Alexander portrait Jennifer K. Alexander

Associate Professor
HSTM Director of Graduate Studies
Mechanical Engineering
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Modern industrial/technological culture; science, technology, and religion; history of engineering; technology and the body; historiography; modern Europe, modern US
Boantza Victor D. Boantza

Associate Professor
HST Director of Undergraduate Studies
Physics and Astronomy
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Early modern physical sciences, Enlightenment science, the scientific and chemical revolutions
Borrello Mark E. Borrello

Associate Professor
Director of HST Program
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
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History of Biology, evolutionary theory, genetics and ecology, biology of behavior; biology and society
Anna Graber Anna Graber

Assistant Professor

Earth Sciences
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History of earth science and natural history; Enlightenment science; history of mining and metallurgy; science and empire; modern and early modern Russia
Gunn Jennifer Gunn

Associate Professor
Director of Institute for Advanced Study
History of Medicine
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19th and 20th century US History of Medicine and Public Health, Rural History or Rural Studies, History of Social Sciences
Janssen Michel Janssen


Physics and Astronomy
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History of modern physics, relativity and quantum revolutions, Einstein, philosophy of science
Susan Jones_navy blazer and purple blouse in front of greenery Susan D. Jones

Distinguished McKnight University Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
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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


Earth Sciences
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Natural sciences in the United States; institutional and cultural contexts (museums) for science practice; women and gender in science
Schackelford Jole R. Shackelford

Assistant Professor
HMed Director of Undergrad Studies
History of Medicine
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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
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History of 20thcentury U.S. medicine, nursing, pharmaceuticals, health care policy, business history, oral history

Emeritus Faculty

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History of Medicine

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Social history, intellectual history, public health, disease theory, social medicine, epidemiology
Misa Thomas Misa


Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Technology and modern culture, history of electronics and computing, historical methodologies
Norberg Arthur L. Norberg

History of Science and Technology
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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
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History of physical sciences and related technologies -- 19th & 20th centuries
Shapiro Alan E. Shapiro

History of Science and Technology
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History of physical science, Isaac Newton, history of optics, Scientific Revolution
Stuewer Roger H. Stuewer

History of Science and Technology
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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
Environmental history; history of technology; science, technology, and the law (law and society)
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Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
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AIDS, disease, health, Tuberculosis , Public-private networks for neglected disease vaccine and drug production
Fletcher Samuel Fletcher

Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy
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Philosophy and history of science and applied mathematics, foundations of physics and of statistics, conceptual and physical basis of computation
Gardner Headshot Robert Gardner

Assistant Professor
Visiting Faculty 2016-2019
History of Science and Technology
Environmental history; history of technology; history of forestry, ecological restoration, and ecological engineering; US history
Gaudio Michael Gaudio

Associate Professor

Art History
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Early Modern Europe and Atlantic World, print history, landscape, Protestant aesthetics, art and sensory perception, historiography
Love Alan C. Love

Director of Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science
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Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, History of Biology, Epistemology
Lauren Luepke Headshot Laura Luepke

Visiting Assistant Professor

Program in the History of Medicine
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19th and 20th Century U.S. Medicine, medical professionalization, empire and medicine, gender and sexuality, social reform
TylerMay Elaine Tyler May

Regents Professor

American Studies
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20th century United States history, women and family, women's social history, The Cold War era gender, sexuality, politics
Mizuno Hiromi Mizuno

Associate Professor

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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

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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


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Philosophy of physics, Philosophy of Science, History of Physics
Yost Jeffrey Yost

Director of the Charles Babbage Institute
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The business, cultural, and intellectual history of information technology; and oral history

Graduate Students

Grad Student Qinshuo Guo Qinshuo Guo
Visiting Scholar

History of Science and Technology Department

History of environmental technology; environmental history; international transfer of envirotech
Amramina Anna Amramina

History of Science and Technology
History of geosciences and environmental studies in the 20th century, intellectual interactions and transfer of scientific knowledge over the Iron Curtain
Borrego Adam Borrego

History of Science and Technology
Intellectual history of natural philosophy and medicine in the premodern Western world; alchemy; science and religion; science and esotericism
Cable Kele Cable

History of Science and Technology
The control and experimentalization of biology during the 20th century, specifically, evolution, genetics, and microbiology
Carlie Cervantes de Blois Carlie Cervantes de Blois

History of Science and Technology
Southeast Asian studies - Indonesia and Vietnam; sustainable agricultural systems and technologies
Eguiarte Souza Felipe Eguiarte Souza

History of Science and Technology
Theory and history of evolution, including cooperation, mutualism, the “struggle for existence”; philosophical-political relationships of humans with nature
Adam Fix Adam Fix

History of Science and Technology
Early modern physical sciences, the scientific revolution, history of mathematics, history of music theory and acoustics
Flood Margaret (Macey) Flood

History of Medicine
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
Differences of thought processes behind the Western and Traditional Chinese medicines
Gidzak Bonnie Gidzak

History of Science and Technology
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



Image of smiling woman with glasses Emmie Miller
Program Administrator

History of Science and Technology
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585 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
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Medical School: (MMC 506) Office: (511A Diehl Hall)


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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
Ph.D. 2004 - Program in History of Science and Technology
Banerjee Somaditya Banerjee
Assistant Professor
Austin Peay State University
History and Philosophy
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
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
Hagens Emily Beck
Assistant Curator
Wangensteen Historical Library - University of Minnesota
Ph.D. 2018 Program in History of Science and Technology
Benya Frazier Benya
Program Officer
National Academy of Engineering
Engineering, Ethics, and Society
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
Ph.D. 2005 - Program in History of Science and Technology
Bulander Robert Bulander
HealthPartners Regions Speciality Clinics
Ph.D. 2015 - Program in History of Medicine, MD Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, BA University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Burba Juliet Burba
Program Specialist

The Charles Babbage Institute
Ph.D. 2005 - Program in History of Science and Technology
René Burmeister

M.A. 1994 - Program in History of Science and Technology