James Esposito is a historian of the environment, health, technology, and science. A specialist in Envirotech, his research focuses on the history of artificial breathing apparatus and the exploration of extreme environments. As a short-term fellow at the Science History Institute, James will be studying the development of the Beckman Oxygen Analyzer and its sale to the British military as equipment for use on Cold War-era aircraft and submarines.

James is currently a doctoral candidate in the department of history at The Ohio State University. He has previously earned fellowships from the British Pharmacological Society and Mershon Institute for International Security Studies.