Center for Humanities & History of Modern Biology

FELLOWS From the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine


Current Fellows 2018 - 2019 :

Neeraja Sankaran

History of Tumor Virus Research

Ayah B. Nuriddin

Johns Hopkins University

Liberation Eugenics: African Americans and the Science of Black Freedom 

Struggles, 1890-1970

Ana Carolina Vimieiro Gomes

Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

The genetic of Brazilian northeastern population, 1950-1980: heredity, race and culture


Future Fellows: 2019-2020

Charles A. Kollmer

Princeton University

From Elephant to Bacterium: Microbes, Microbiologists, and the Chemical Order of Nature

Beans Velocci

Yale University

Apparent Exceptions Occur’: Race, Expertise, and the Persistence of Uncertainty in American Sex Research

Nuala F. Caomhanach

New York University/American Museum of Natural History

The Unfinished Synthesis: The Rise of Phylogenetics in an Age of Climate Change, 1880-1990

Paloma Rodrigo Gonzales

The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)

Elusive Evidence, Enduring Fluidity: Historical Trajectories of the 

“Mongolian Spot”as a Marker of Race

Christa L. Kuljian

Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) at Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa

A History of Sexism in Science at Harvard and Beyond: Through the Eyes of Ruth Hubbard

Chelsea Chamberlain

University of Pennsylvania

The ways families identified, defined, and sought out treatment for their children's mental and moral impairments in the early twentieth century