Leah Aronowsky is a historian of modern science and the environment. She is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her scholarship has been recognized with the Rachel Carson Prize for best dissertation in environmental history by the American Society of Environmental History and the Ronald Rainger Award for best early career work on the history of the earth and environmental sciences by the History of Science Society. She received a PhD in history of science from Harvard University in 2018.