Leah Aronowsky is a historian of modern science, an environmental historian, and a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities with the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research concerns how scientists historically produced knowledge about the relationship between life and the environment at the planetary scale. She received a PhD in History of Science from Harvard University in 2018.