Full CV here (updated November 2018).


Harvard University
PhD, History of Science (2018)
Dissertation: The Planet as Self-Regulating System: Configuring the Biosphere as an Object of Knowledge, 1940–1990
Committee: Peter L. Galison (chair), Janet Browne, Joyce Chaplin, Sophia Roosth

Wesleyan University
BA with high honors, Science in Society Program

Selected Grants and Fellowships
2018–20 Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2016–17 Visiting Scholar, NYU Gallatin School
2016 Research Fellow, Consortium for the History of Sci, Tech, & Medicine
2016 John H. Coatsworth History Dissertation Fellowship
2016 Warren Center for Studies in American History Dissertation Fellowship
2014 David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Research Grant
2013–14 Sosland Family Graduate Fellow, Harvard University

Conferences Organized
Technical Landscapes: Aesthetics and the Environment in the History of Art and Science. Co-organized with Brad Bolman (Harvard) and Walker Downey (MIT). Selected by university-wide competition and hosted by the Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, April 2017

Upcoming and Recent Talks
Histories of the Biosphere
Field Museum A. Watson Armour III Research Seminar, Chicago, IL, November 2018

Multispecies Spaceflight
Biosphere 2/University of Arizona, Oracle, AZ, February 2018

Excavating Planetary Time
History of Science Society Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 2017

Making Technology, Unmaking the Environment
Society for the History of Technology Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 2017

The Future is Human and the Human is a Gardener: NASA and the Dream of Multispecies Spaceflight
An Ecotopian Toolkit for Anthropocene Challenges, Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities, Philadelphia, PA, April 2017

The World in Miniature
Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, & Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, April 2017

Multispecies Systems in the Closed Worlds of Space
NYU Gallatin History of Science Working Group, New York, NY, November 2016

Research and teaching interests
History of the modern and contemporary environmental sciences; global environmental history; environmental humanities; history of science and empire; the Anthropocene