Leah Aronowsky is a historian of science, technology, and the environment. She is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she works on projects concerning the historical conditions of modern environmental knowledge. She received a PhD in history of science from Harvard University in 2018; her dissertation was awarded the 2019 Rachel Carson Prize for best dissertation in environmental history by the American Society for Environmental History. Also in 2019, she received the 2019 Ronald Rainger Award for best early career work on the history of the earth and environmental sciences from the History of Science Society. Her website is currently under construction.