Faculty

 
 

Peter Barker






  1. Professor (Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 3013, 3023, 3463, 5533, 5550, 5970

  3. History and historiography of the Scientific Revolution; 19th- and 20th-century physical science; 19th- and 20th-century psychology; philosophy of science


Kathleen Crowther

  1. Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 3013, 3423, 5970, 5990

  3. Early modern science and medicine; body and gender in early modern Europe; science and religion


Piers J. Hale





  1. Assistant Professor (D.Phil, Lancaster University, England)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 2213, 3023, 3413, 5970

  3. Science, Technology, and Society, Social History of Modern Biology; Biomedical and Environmental Ethics; British Socialism, Environmentalism and Feminism; Gender and the Body; Science and Utopia


Hunter Heyck

  1. Associate Professor (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 2333, 3023, 3473, 3493, 5960, 5990

  3. 19th- and 20th-century science; science and social thought; history of technology; information technology and society; technology and the environment


Steven J. Livesey






  1. Professor and Chair (Ph.D., UCLA)  

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 3013, 3823, 5513, 5990

  3. Medieval science; history of early scientific methodologies; science in medieval universities


Kerry Magruder






  1. Curator of the History of Science Collections, Asst. Professor of the History of Science (Ph.D., Oklahoma)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI

  3. 17th- and 18th-century Theories of the Earth, early geology, cosmology, visual representation, history of the book, science and religion, and the development of the historical sciences


Suzanne Moon






  1. Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Cornell University)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 3483

  3. History of technology, 20th-century international development, technology, science and colonialism, technology outside the western world, Southeast Asia, environment


Marilyn B. Ogilvie







  1. Curator of the History of Science Collections, Professor of Bibliography, Professor of the History of Science, emerita (Ph.D., Oklahoma)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI

  3. 19th- and 20th-century science; history of women in science; modern biological science


Katherine Pandora







  1. Associate Professor and Associates Presidential Professor (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 1133, 2223, 2333, 3013, 3023, 3433, 5533, 5990

  3. Science and the Public; 19th- and 20th-century history of science;  American Science and Technology;  History of the Social Sciences; Natural History; Science Studies


Rienk Vermij

  1. Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Utrecht)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 3013, 3443, 3813, 5523, 5970

  3. Cartesian natural philosophy, Copernicanism, early modern meteorology, Enlightenment, science and religion, science in the Netherlands


Stephen P. Weldon








  1. Assistant Professor and History of Science Society Bibliographer (Ph.D., Wisconsin)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 3433, 3443, 5970

  3. History of  Science and Religion; Study of the Paranormal; Modern Biology and Evolutionary Psychology; American Intellectual and Cultural History


Richard Hamerla

  1. Associate Professor, Honors College; Adjunct Assistant Professor of the History of Science (Ph.D., Case Western)

  2. History of the physical sciences; 19th-century science; history of chemistry; science in the 19th century American west


Sarah W. Tracy

  1. Associate Professor, Honors College; Adjunct Assistant Professor of the History of Science (Ph.D., Pennsylvania)

  2. History and sociology of medicine; medicine in American culture; gender and medicine; history of the human sciences; history of psychoactive substances; sociology of knowledge; science studies; medical anthropology; food studies


JoAnn Palmeri

  1. Acting Librarian of the History of Science Collections and Visiting Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Oklahoma)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 2223, 5970

  3. 20th-century astronomy and cosmology; science and technology in American popular culture; science and religion


David B. Kitts

  1. David Ross Boyd Professor of the History of Science and Geology and Geophysics, Emeritus (Ph.D., Columbia)

  2. History and philosophy of biology; structure of historical knowledge; vertebrate paleontology; geomorphology


Kenneth L. Taylor







  1. Professor and C.B. Hudson/Torchmark Presidential Professor, Emeritus (Ph.D., Harvard)

  2. CV | Syllabi: HSCI 3013, 3023

  3. History of geology and natural history; 18th-century science