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Beckman Center Fellows: 1987 to Present

The Beckman Center has hosted scholars from all parts of the world through its fellowships and programs. Below you will find a list of the diverse scholars who have held fellowships with us, along with their research topics and their affiliation at the time of the fellowship.

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N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Janet Abbate
2003–2004 Garfield Fellow | Smithsonian Institution
“The Development of Information Science Specialties, Information Retrieval, and Human Computer Interaction within Academic Computer Science, 1960s–1990s”

Pnina Abir-Am
1996–1997 Othmer Scholar | Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology
“History of Protein Structures in the United States and United Kingdom”

Charlotte A. Abney Salomon
2019–2020 Price Fellow, 2020–2021 Cain Fellow | Yale University
“Products of the Mineral Kingdom: Mineralogy in Sweden, 1750–1820”

Basil Achilladelis
1998–1999 Othmer Scholar | Independent Scholar
“Pharmaceutical Innovation: Revolutionizing Human Health”

Stephen B. Adams
1998–1999 Othmer Scholar | Lucent Technologies
“The Progression of the Chemical Industry during the 20th Century”
1998 Cain Conference Fellow
The Twentieth-Century American Chemical Industry

Samuel Alberti
2017–2018 Cain Fellow | National Museum of Scotland
“The Material Culture of Contemporary Science”

Meagan S. Allen
2020–2023 Cain Fellow | Indiana University
“Roger Bacon’s Medical Alchemy: Occult Remedies and the Quest to Prolong Life”

Nicholas Allred
2022–2023 Allington Fellow | Rutgers University
“Character Under the Influence in 18th-Century Britain”

James Altena
1993–1994 Edelstein Fellow | University of Chicago
“Science, Philosophy, and Social Reform in Imperial Germany”

Siobhan Angus
2021–2022 Haas Fellow | Yale University
Camera Geologica: Materiality, Resource Extraction, and Photography”

Thomas Apel
2016–2017 Haas Fellow | Menlo College
“Translating Lavoisier: French Chemistry and the Making of American Science, 1790–1830”

Kerri Arsenault
2022–2023 Ullyot Scholar
“Body of Evidence: A New Biography of Rachel Carson”

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Ian Beamish
2012–2013 Haas Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“Saving the South: Printing Agricultural Improvement in the American South, 1820–1865”

Jenny Beckman
2015–2016 Allington Fellow | Uppsala University
“Berzelius, Publication, and Priority in the First Half of the 19th Century”

Carin Berkowitz
2016 Cain Conference Fellow
Chemistry in the Americas, 1500–1800

Michael Berkowitz
2021–2022 Cain Fellow | University College London
“Polaroid, Kodak, Color, and the Off-Color”

Julie Bellemare
2021–2022 Cain Fellow | Bard Graduate Center
“A New Creation of this Dynasty: Enamels, Glass, and the Deployment of Color in Qing China, 1700–1735”

Nadia Berenstein
2014–2015 Haas Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Flavor Added”

Elisabeth Berry Drago
2013–2014 Allington Fellow, 2014–2015 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | University of Delaware
“Thomas Wijck’s Painted Alchemists at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Practice”

José Bertomeu-Sánchez
2010–2011 Doan Fellow | University of Valencia
“Between Science and Crime: Mateu Orfila and 19th-Century Toxicology”

Nicholas Best
2009–2010 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Indiana University
“Lavoisier as Historian of Chemistry and Philosopher of Science”

Arnav Bhattacharya
2023–2024 Doan Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Rejuvenating and Transforming the Body and the Nation: Overlapping Histories of Sexology and Endocrinology in Early to Mid-20th Century India”

Nandini Bhattacharya
2014–2015 Herdegen Fellow | University of Dundee, United Kingdom
“The Making of an Industrial Nation: A History of the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries in Indi”

Charlotte Bigg
2009–2010 Allington Fellow | CNRS, Centre Alexandre Koyré, France
“Spectroscopic Enterprises in the Early 20th Century”

Donna Bilak
2019–2020 Allington Fellow | Columbia Univeristy
“Transatlantic Chymistry: The Letters and Library of John Allin (1623–1683)”

2013–2014 Edelstein Fellow | Bard Graduate Center
“The Allegorical Laboratory: Michael Maier’s Alchemical Emblem Book Atalanta fugiens (1617)”

Megan Black
2015–2016 Doan Fellow | George Washington University
“From Mass Spectrometry to Landsat: Extractive Industries and State Technologies of Geological Prospecting in the 20th Century”

David Black
2008–2009 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Mountainland Applied Technology College
“The Elements Unearthed: Our Discovery and Usage of the Chemical Elements”

Regina Lee Blaszczyk
2002–2003 Edelstein Fellow | Boston University
“The Color Revolution”

George Borg
2022–2023 National Science Foundation SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Beckman Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Residence
“The Instrumental Revolution in Geochemistry”

Victor D. Boantza
2006–2007 Neville Fellow | University of Toronto
“(Al)Chemistry in the Scientific Revolution: The Case of Samuel C. Duclos”

Dóra Bobory
2008–2009 Neville Fellow | Independent Scholar
“An Experimental Noble Household: Decoding Count Battyanyi’s Letters on Medical-Alchemical Experiments”

Bettina Bock von Wülfingen
2018–2019 Allington Fellow | Humboldt University of Berlin
“Color: The Semiotics of Color in Scientific Diagrams (the Periodic Table and the Metabolic Map)”

Mary Ellen Bowden
Research Fellow

Ashley Bowen
2019–2020 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow

Jacqueline Boytim
2017–2018 Research Fellow

William Brock
2014–2015 Doan Fellow | University of Leicester, United Kingdom
“A Very Short Introduction to the History of Chemistry”
1990–1991 Edelstein Fellow | University of Leicester, United Kingdom
“‘At the Sign of the Hexagon,’ an Illustrated History of Chemistry and Chemical Technology since 1800”

Nathan Brooks
2003–2004 Edelstein Fellow | New Mexico State University
“A Biography of Dmitrii Mendeleev”

Jeannette E. Brown
2004–2005, 2008–2009 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Independent Scholar
“Telling Our Story: History of African American Women Chemists Project”

Gregory J. Brust
2000–2001 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | University of Southern Mississippi
“Historical Research on the Synthetic Rubber Industry in Order to Create a Multimedia, Educational Website about the History and Development of the Industry”

Christiane Buès-Chabas
2000–2001 Ullyot Scholar | Académie d’Aix-Marseille, France
“The History of the Concept of the Mole in Physics and Chemistry, and Its Reception in Research Circles and Laboratories”

Stefania Buosi Moncunill
2021–2022 Allington Fellow | University of Barcelona, Spain
“The Vernacularisation of Alchemy in the Occitan-Catalan Area: The Alchemical Working Manuscripts (Pseudo-Lull, Pseudo-Arnau, John of Rupescissa and Others)”

Colin “Brad” Burke
2000–2001 Garfield Fellow | University of Maryland, Baltimore County
“The History of Computer-Based Scientific Information Systems and Related Government Policies from the Early 1950s to the 1990s”

Ella Butler
2014–2015 Doan Fellow | University of Chicago
“Producing Taste: Science and the Senses in the U.S. Processed Food Industry”

Andrew Butrica
2012–2013 Doan Fellow | Independent Scholar
“Jean-Baptiste Dumas: Promoter of Chemical Industry”

Jo Ann Caplin
2009–2010 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Science+Art: Chemistry and Visualizations/Chemistry and Authentication of Art”

2006–2007 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Temple Unveristy/Science Television Workshop
“The Chemistry of Paint as Used in Art”

Steven Conn
2017 Cain Conference Fellow | Miami University
Where to Put It All? Some Thoughts about Collections, Museums, and History

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Alberto Cambrosio
2010 Cain Conference Fellow | McGill University
Personalizing Medicine Here and Now: Empirical Studies of Post-Genomic Medicine

Marcus Carrier
2022–2023 Cain Fellow | Bielefeld University
“Chemistry without Substance: The History and Epistemic Status of Computational Chemistry”

Cari Casteel
2016–2017 Price Fellow | Auburn University
“The Odor of Things: Deodorant, Gender, and Olfaction in the United States”

David Caudill
2007–2008 Fellow | Villanova University
“Popular Images of Chemical Expertise, Past and Present: At the Intersection of Law and Chemistry”

Max Cavitch
2023–2024 Ullyot Scholar | University of Pennsylvania
“Ashes: A History of Thought and Substance”

John Ceccati
2009–2010 Haas Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“The Development of Pure Yeast Culture in the Brewing Industry and Its Influence on Practices and Instruments of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology”

1999–2000 Edelstein Fellow | University of Chicago
“Connections between the Brewing Industry of 19th-Century Germany and the Dye Industry of the Same Time Period”

Augustin Cerveaux
2007–2008 Cain Fellow | Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg
“From an Art to a Science: Changes in Paint Chemistry and Technology in Progressive-Era America and the Great Depression”
2011–2012 Ullyot Scholar | Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg
“From Bulk Chemistry to Nanoparticles: Another Root for Nanotechnology?”

Edward Chappell
2023–2024 Science History Institute Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“The Secrets of Wine: Winemaking Manuals, Books of Secrets, and Knowledge in Early Modern Italy”

Charnell Chasten Long
2021–2022 Ullyot Scholar | University of Wisconsin, Madison
“Fugitive Science Society: A Black Scientific Community’s Vision for Science Education”

John Christie
2016 Cain Conference Fellow
Chemistry in the Americas, 1500–1800″

Sibrina N. Collins
2024 Cain Conference Fellow | Lawrence Technological University
“Storytelling as Pedagogy: Historical Biographies in STEM and Social Studies”

Elena Conis
2015–2016 Cain Fellow | Emory University
“The DDT Myths”

Angela Cope
2017–2018 Doan Fellow | York University
“Plastics: Investigating the Childhood of Modernity’s Most Pejorative Material”

Armel Cornu
2022–2023 Price Fellow | Uppsala Unversity
“The Transmission of Sensory Knowledge in 18th-Century Chemistry”

Matthew Crawford
2022–2023 Cain Fellow | Kent State University
“Where Was the Enlightenment? Silver Mining, Technology, and Expertise in Late Colonial Peru, 1780–1820”
2017–2018 Doan Fellow | Kent State University
“How Drugs Became Modern: The Transition from Botanical Medicaments to Chemical Drugs in Western Medicine”
2010–2011 Garfield Fellow | Kent State University
“Chemistry in the Eighteenth-Century Spanish Atlantic: An Underappreciated Imperial Science?”

Alex Csiszar
2013–2014 Haas Fellow | Harvard University
“The Rise of the Scientific Journal in Britain and France”

Helen Curry
2011–2012 ACLS/Mellon Fellow | Yale University
Accelerating Evolution, Engineering Life: Science, Agriculture, and Technologies of Genetic Modification, 1925–1955”

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Arthur Daemmrich
2003 Cain Conference Fellow | Cornell University
Risk and Safety in Medical Innovation
2002 Cain Conference Fellow | Cornell University
“Industry and Governance: Changing Relations among Science-Based Corporations, Government, and the Public”
2001–2002 Cain Fellow | Cornell University
“Corporate Governance: Changing Relations among Science-Based Industry, States, and the Public”
2000–2001 Price Fellow | Cornell University
“Pharmaceutical Regulation: The Science and Politics of Health in the United States and Germany”

Britt Dahlberg
2014–2015 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Envisioning Postindustrial Futures: Community Activism and Government Environmental Health Science”

Dane Thor Daniel
2005–2006 Neville Fellow | Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology
“The Theory-Praxis Relationship in Paracelsus’s Medical Treatments”

Anastasia Day
2017–2018 Allington Fellow | Hagley Program, University of Delaware
“Productive Plots: Nature, Nation, and Industry in the Victory Gardens of the U.S. World War II Home Front”

Deanna Day
2017 Cain Conference Fellow
My Data, My Self: A Century of Self-Tracking Health Technologies
2014–2015 Haas Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Teaching through Toys: Girls Experiencing Science and Technology from Chemistry Sets to the American Girl Dolls”
2012–2013 Price Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“98.6: Fevers, Fertility, and the Patient Labor of American Medicine”

Kristin DeGhetaldi
2014–2015 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | University of Delaware
“Analytical Methods Used to Explore the Evolution from Egg to Oil Paints in Quattrocento Italy”

Ute Deichmann
1996–1997 Edelstein Fellow | Universität zu Köln, Germany
“The Fate of Jewish Chemists in Nazi Germany and the Effect of Their Expulsion on Chemistry and Biochemistry”

Juan Luis Delgado
2013–2014 Doan Fellow | University of La Rioja
“Chemical Industry and Chemicals in Spanish Gum Resin Industry, 19th–20th Centuries”

John Dettloff
1997–1998 Edelstein Fellow | Princeton University
“Chemistry and Culture in France, 1770–1800”

David DeVorkin
2016 Cain Conference Fellow | National Air and Space Museum
“Life in the Universe: Past and Present”

Lloyd DeWitt
2001–2002 Price Fellow | Philadelphia Museum of Art
“The Shift in How Chemistry Was Viewed by Outsiders during and after the 17th Century”

Nikhil Joseph Dharan
2023–2024 Mistry Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
Colonial Alchemies: Chemical Knowledge and Industrialization in South India, 1914–1935

Brian Dick
2016–2017 Research Fellow

Michelle DiMeo
2013–2014 Allington Fellow | College of Physicians of Philadelphia
“Katherine Jones, Lady Ranelagh (1615–91): The Intellectual Life of Robert Boyle’s Older Sister”

Adrian Dingle
2014–2015 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | The Westminster Schools
“A History of the Chemical Elements—the Who, What, When, and Where”

Mark Dorfman
2002–2003 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | University of North Carolina
“Enhancing Public Education of the Concept of Biomimicry and Its Crucial Relationship to the Evolution and Advancement of a Sustainable Chemical Industry”

E. A. Driggers
2014–2015 Edelstein Fellow | University of South Carolina
“Networks of Nature: Chemistry and the Revival of Humoral Theory”

Gildo dos Santos
2013–2014 Ullyot Scholar | University of São Paulo
“Ida Noddack and the Universal Function of Matter”

David Dunning
2022–2023 Herdegen Fellow | University of North Carolina
“To Program Language: A History of What We Talk with in the Age of Computing”

Taylor Dysart
2023–2024 Allington Dissertation Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“The Scientist and the Jaguar: Wondrous Plants and the Politics of Knowledge in the Amazon”

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Roger Eardley-Pryor
2017–2018 Beckman Legacy Project Fellow

Michael Egan
2004–2005 Haas Fellow | Washington State University
“The History of Mercury Use in America”

Sarah Ehlers
2016–2017 Doan Fellow | University of Leicester
“Pharmaceutical Crossings: Chemotherapeutic Research between Europe, Colonial Africa, and the United States”

Matthew Eisler
2004–2005 Ullyot Scholar | University of Alberta
“The Different Ways Researchers Have Attempted to Develop a Better Hydrogen Fuel Cell (HFC) in the Latter Half of the 20th Century”

George Daniel Elliott
2019–2020 Ullyot Scholar | Brown University
“Alchemy in the Home: Colonial Connecticut and Household Science in the 17th-Century Anglo-Atlantic”

Martha Espinosa
Duke University
“The Cold Contraceptive War: Mexico’s ‘Demographic Explosion’ and the Geopolitics of Reproduction”

James J. Esposito III
2021–2022 Haas Fellow | The Ohio State University
“Between ‘Oxygen Sense’ and Sensors – The Embodied Experience of Anoxia at Earth’s Extremes 1939–1955”

Sarah Everts
2011–2012 Ullyot Scholar | Chemical & Engineering News
“Sweat Science: The Science, Culture, History, and Commercialization of Perspiration, the Chemical Cocktail That Humanity Produces in Abundant Amounts”

Heather Ewing
2008–2009 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Smithsonian Institution Archives
“The Circle of James Smithson: Mapping an International 18th-Century Community”

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Thomas Faith
2006–2007 Price Fellow | George Washington University
“Peacetime Applications of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service Research”

Meredith Farmer
2014–2015 Allington Fellow | University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“Melville’s Ontology”

Gabriele Ferrario
2007–2008 Neville Fellow | Università di Venezia Ca’ Foscari
“The Arabic and Hebrew Manuscripts of the Liber de aluminibus et salibus

Roksana Filipowska
2015–2016 Doan Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Polymorphous Plasticity: 1960s Artist Experiments in Plastic as Speculative Thought”

Gerard Fitzgerald
1999–2000 Haas Fellow | Carnegie Mellon University
“Relationship between Scale-Up Technologies Developed for Penicillin Manufacture and Aerosol Technology as It Pertained to Biological Weaponry, 1920–1960”
2001–2002 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Carnegie Mellon University
“On Biological Weapons Technology Growing out of Evolving Public Health Technologies and Scientific Practices of the Interwar Period”
2005–2006 Edelstein Fellow | Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology
“The Role Played by Scientists and Physicians Who Experimented with the Application of Germicidal Chemicals in the Hopes of Producing Infection-Free Hospital and Living Spaces”

Faye Flam
2015–2015 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Bloomberg
“Backstory, or How Did They Think of That?”

James Rodger Fleming
2011 Cain Conference Fellow | Colby College
Chemical Weather and Chemical Climate: Body, Place, Planet in Historical Perspective

Lynne Friedman
2016–2017 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Freelance Science Writer
“Ink Chemists of the Industrial Revolution”

Ute Freitsch
2016–2017 Beckman Center Fellow | Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel
“Hidden Helpers? An Investigation into Women’s Activities in Early Modern Alchemy/Chymistry”

Yasu Furukawa
1992–1993 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Tokyo Denki University, Japan
“History of Polymer Chemistry”

Margaret Garber
2002–2003 Haas Fellow | University of California, San Diego
“Labors of Light: Optics and Chymical Philosophy in Post-Rudolfine Prague (1611–1670)”

Deborah Garwood
2022–2023 Otlet Fellow | Drexel University
“Exploring Collaborative Documentary Practices for Science History Institute’s Oral History Collection”

Stefano Gattei
2014–2015 Othmer Scholar/Edelstein Fellow | IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy
“Beyond Galileo: Medicine, Alchemy, and Natural Philosophy at the Lyncean Academy”

Kostas Gavroglu
1992–1993 Edelstein Fellow

Francesco Gerali
2015–2016 Doan Fellow | University of Oklahoma
“Succinum Resolutum, Hertzerde, and Petroline: Shaping the Idea of Petroleum between 1600 and 1800”

Louis Gerdelan
2022–2023 Haas Fellow | Harvard University
“Catastrophic Knowledge: The Investigation of Disaster in the British, Spanish and French Atlantic Worlds, ca.1605–1780”

Apostolos Gerontas
2014–2015 Doan Fellow | Norwegian University of Science and Technology
“Large-Scale Chromatography in Industrial Processing”
2011–2012 Garfield Fellow | Norwegian University of Science and Technology
“Writing the History of High-Performance Liquid Chromatography”

Susannah Glickman
2022–2023 Cain Fellow | Columbia University
“Quantum, ‘Tech,’ and the New Central Planning”
2023–2024 Haas Fellow | Stony Brook University
“Histories, Tech, and a New Central Planning”

Stephen Z. Goldberg
1999–2000 Dreyfus Fellow | Adelphi University
“Developing a Curriculum and Coursework on Chemistry in Art and Archaeology”

Thea Goldring
2023–2024 Allington Fellow | Harvard University
“Drawing Nature: Carême de Fécamp and Scientific Drawing in the Long Eighteenth Century”

Jan Golinski
2012–2013 Distinguished Fellow | University of New Hampshire

Rocio Gomez
2018-2019 Science History Institute Fellow | University of Arkansas
“Victors and Vanadium: Scientific Discovery during Mexico’s War of Independence”

William Goodwin
2010–2011 Allington Fellow | Rowan University
“Resolving a Controversy: The Non-Classical Ion Debate”

Hugh Gorman
2003–2004 Haas Fellow | Michigan Technological University
“The Evolution of the System to Measure, Monitor, and Manage Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides”

Daniel Graham
2022–2023 Mistry Fellow | Slippery Rock University
“Structures of Change in a Chemical Age”

Kate Grauvogel
2018–2019 Allington Fellow | Indiana University
“A Gendered History of Pathology: Women, Hormones, and Blood Clots, 1784–1969”

Jacob Older Green
2021–2022 Cain Fellow | University of California, Los Angeles
“The Psychology of Mind-Altering Drugs: 1870–1938”

Jeremy A. Greene
2023 Cain Conference Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“Embedded Connections: Science in Humanities, Humanities in Science”

Spring Greeney
2016–2017 Doan Fellow | University of Wisconsin, Madison
“What Clean Smells Like: An Environmental History of Doing the Wash, 1841–1992”

Ari Gross
2012–2013 Allington Fellow | University of Toronto
“Structure and Spatiality: Chemical Diagrams and Models and the Birth of Stereochemistry”

Benjamin Gross
2012–2013 Cain Fellow
“The Engineer’s Toolkit: Passive Components and the American Electronics Industry”
2009–2010 Price Fellow | Princeton University
“Crystallizing Innovation: LCD Research at RCA, 1956–1974”

Matthias Grote
2014–2015 Ullyot Scholar | Technische Universität Berlin
“From “Total Synthesis” to Synthetic Biology? Making Biomolecules with Reagents, Enzymes, and Machines, 1960s–1980s”

Rebecca Guenard
2013–2014 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Temple University
“’Lab Rats:’ A Chemistry Television Variety Program”

Catherine Guise-Richardson
2010–2011 Ullyot Scholar | Mississippi State University
“Mind and Matter: The Development and Marketing of Thorazine and Stelazine at Smith, Kline & French”
2008–2009 Price Fellow | Iowa State University
“Mother’s Little Helper, or, the Tax-Deductible Martini: A History of Valium Development, Use, and Control in the United States”

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Christopher Halm
2019–2020 Doan Fellow | University of Regensburg
“Marl and Soil Analyses in the Early History of Agricultural Chemistry”

Richard Hamerla
2006–2007 Doan Fellow | Case Western Reserve University
“History of Bioweapons Development and Deployment”
1998–1999 Doan Fellow | University of Oklahoma
“Science on the American ‘Frontier’: The Chemistry of Edward Williams Morley, 1869–1906”

Christopher Hamlin
2006 Cain Conference Fellow | University of Notre Dame
Towards a History and Philosophy of Expertise
2005–2006 Doan Fellow | University of Notre Dame
“A Comparative Study of Communities of 19th-Century Urban Chemists, Exploring Patterns of Professionalization, and the Balancing of Entrepreneurship, Research, and Public Service”

Dehlia Hannah
2013 Cain Conference Fellow | Arizona State University
Sensing Change: Environmental Issues in Art and Science

Owen Hannaway
1993–1994 Edelstein Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“Georgius Agricola: History of Chemical Laboratories”

Nicholas Harris
2013–2014 Price Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Better Religion through Chemistry: Aydemir al-Jildakī and Alchemy under the Mamluks”

Lisa Haushofer
2015–2016 Haas Fellow | Harvard University
“Edible Health: Physiological Chemistry, Public Health, and Consumer Medicinal Food Products, 1884–1939”

Harry Hecht
2001–2002 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | South Dakota State University
“A Series of Essays on a Variety of Chemical Topics That Are of General Interest”

Georgiana Hedesan
2013–2014 Allington Fellow | Oxford University
“The Pursuit of Universal Medicine: Alchemical Prolongation of Life and Christianity in 17th-Century Paracelsian and Helmontian Thought”

Kit Heintzman
2017–2018 Cain Fellow | Harvard University
“Administering the Animal: Veterinary Education and the Making of the French Domestic, 1761–1814”

Isabelle Held
2018–2019 Doan Fellow, 2020–2022 Price/Doan Fellow | Victoria & Albert Museum/Royal College of Art, London
“Designing the Bombshell: Military-Industrial Materials R&D and the Shaping of Women’s Bodies in the US, 1939–1976”

Eva Hemmungs Wirtén
2015–2016 Otlet Fellow | Linkoping University
“Big Bibliography: Science under the Weight of Information Overload”

Marieke Hendricksen
2016–2017 Ullyot Scholar | Utrecht University
“Boerhaave’s Mineral Chemistry and Its Influence on Eighteenth-Century Pharmacy”

Emmanuel Henry
2014–2015 Presidential Fellow

Evan Hepler-Smith
2013–2014 and 2023 Herdegen Fellow | Princeton University
“Nominally Rational: Systematic Nomenclature and the Structures of Organic Chemistry, 1889–1935”

Hiro Hirai
2020–2021 Science History Institute Fellow | Columbia University
“Pseudo-Paracelsus: Forgery and Early Modern Science and Medicine”
2008–2009 Edelstein Fellow | Ghent University
“Matter and Life in the Natural Philosophy of Daniel Sennert”

Sarah Hijmans
2022–2023 Doan Fellow | Université de Paris
Between the Scientific and the Domestic: Anna Sundström’s Work in Berzelius’s House, 1819–1835″

Eric Hintz
2005–2006 Ullyot Scholar | University of Pennsylvania
“The Dual “Careers” of Electro-Chemical Inventor Samuel Ruben and His Most Famous Invention, the Mercuric Oxide Dry Cell “Button” Battery”

Alexandre Hocquet with Frédéric Wieber
2018–2019 Otlet Fellow | University of Lorraine
“Software Packages in Computational Chemistry”

Ernst Homburg
2015–2016 Presidential Fellow

Nancy Hopkins-Evans
1998–1999 Ullyot Scholar | Rutgers University
“The Contributions of African-Americans to Industrial Chemical Research, Focusing on the Period between 1940 and 1980”

Roger Horowitz
2009–2010 Cain Fellow | Hagley Museum and Library
“American Kosher: How Orthodox Jews, Food Companies, and Chemistry Created Modern Kosher Food”

Alexandra Hui
2022 Cain Conference Fellow | Mississippi State University
“Let’s Get to Work: Bringing Labor History and the History of Science Together”

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Stephen Irish
2017–2018 Presidential Fellow

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Catherine Jackson
2011–2012 Cain Fellow | University College London
“Material World: Analysis, Synthesis, and the Making of Modern Chemistry”

Rebecca L. Jackson
2022–2023 Doan Fellow | Indiana University
“Measuring ‘Well:’ Clinical Measuring Practices and Philosophy of Measurement”

Frank James
2021–2022 Cain Fellow | University College London
“Humphry Davy: Enlightenment Chemist, Poet, Social Climber”

Jeremiah James
2000–2001 Edelstein Fellow | Harvard University
“Linus Pauling and Intellectual Genesis of ” The Nature of the Chemical Bond”

Lijing Jiang
2017–2018 Allington Fellow | Yale University
“Of Goldfish and Scientists: Pets, Food, and Biology in Modern China”
2012–2013 Allington Fellow | Arizona State University
“Degeneration in Miniature: History of Cell Death and Aging Research in the 20th Century”

Timothy Johnson
2014–2015 Allington Fellow | University of Georgia
“Growth Industry: Unearthing the Origins of Fertilizer-Fueled Agriculture in America, 1865–1950”

Jeffrey A. Johnson
2014–2015 Allington Fellow | Villanova University
“From Frankenstein to Artificial Life: Historical and Cultural Perspectives”

Dolly Jørgensen
2023 Cain Conference Fellow | University of Stavanger
“Science in Humanities, Humanities in Science: Embedded Connections”

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Laura Anne Kalba
2012–2013 Ullyot Scholar | Smith College
“Color in the Age of Impressionism: Technology, Commerce, and Art”

Sofiya Kamalova
2022–2023 Seidel Fellow | University of Valencia
“The Making of Toxic Ignorance in Occupational Health: The Ardystil Syndrome, a Collective Intoxication at the Workplace in Late 20th-Century Spain”

Stylianos Kampouridis
2014–2015 Allington Fellow | National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
“Bytes as Test Tubes: The Emergence of Computational Quantum Chemistry”

Judith Kaplan
2023–2025 Cain Curatorial Fellow | Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Focus: Scientific Biographies

Rebecca Kaplan
2018–2020 Cain Fellow | ACLS Public Fellow, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
“Treating Animals: Veterinary Pharmaceuticals in the United States during the 19th and 20th Centuries”

Allison B. Kavey
2005–2006 Neville Fellow | Gonzaga University
“The Changing Constructions of Desire in Popular Natural Philosophical Texts Printed in England between 1580 and 1680”

Gwen Kay
1999–2000 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | SUNY Oswego
“The Career Paths of Women Cosmetic Chemists”

Carla Keirns
1998–1999 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“The History of Asthma, Including Its Causes and Its Cures”

Andrew Kettler
2023–2024 Science History Institute Fellow | University of South Carolina-Palmetto College
“The Miasmic Theft of Modernity: A Global History of Sulfur”

Melanie Kiechle
2010–2011 ACLS/Mellon Public Fellow, 2011–2012 Haas Fellow | Rutgers University
“’The Air We Breathe:’ 19th-Century Americans and the Search for Fresh Air”

Yoshiyuki Kikuchi
2008–2009 Edelstein Fellow | Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Sokendai, Japan
“U.S.-Japan Scholarly Relations in Chemistry in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries”

Mi Gyung Kim
1994–1995 Edelstein Fellow | Seoul National University
“The Concept of Chemical Affinity and Wilhelm Ostwald’s Energetics”

Joel Klein
2017–2018 Haas Fellow | Columbia University
“Chymical Life in Early Modern Europe”
2013–2014 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Indiana University
2012–2013 Edelstein Fellow | Indiana University
“Chymistry, Corpuscular Medicine, and Controversy: The Ideas and Influence of Daniel Sennert (1572–1637)”

Joseph Klett
2019–2020 Research Fellow
2017–2018 Beckman Legacy Project Fellow

Georgiana Kotsou
2019–2020 Fellow in Residence | Maastricht University

Vangelis Koutalis
2010–2011 Allington Fellow | University of Ioannina, Greece
“The Historical Significance of Chemistry as a Philosophical Inquiry”

Marcin Krasnodebski
2015–2016 Doan Fellow | University of Bordeaux
“Pine Resin Chemistry and Industry in the United States in the First Half of the 20th Century”

Prakash Kumar
2001–2002 Edelstein Fellow | Georgia Institute of Technology
“The Transition from Natural to Artificial Dyestuffs: Science, Business, and Politics of Natural Indigo Manufacturing in Colonial India, 1890–1930”
2002–2003 Ullyot Scholar | Georgia Institute of Technology
“The Competitive Relationship between Natural and Synthetic Indigo at the Turn of the 20th Century”

Elena Kunadt
2017–2018 Doan Fellow | University of Wuppertal
“The Controversy about Atrazine: Ignorance in Environmental Issues”

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Sarah Lang
2021–2022 Herdegen Fellow/Beckman Center Fellow | University of Graz, Austria
“Alchemical Encipherment and Practices of Secrecy: The Example of Michael Maier’s Viatorium (1618)”

Colleen Lanier-Christensen
2018–2019 Ullyot Scholar | Harvard University
“Making Laboratory Practice ‘Good’: Negotiating Transnational Toxicological Standards for Chemical Testing (1971–2010)”

Michael Lansing
2018–2019 Doan Fellow | Augsburg University
“The Cradle of Carbohydrates: Minneapolis and the Making of the World’s Food”

Tayra Lanuza-Navarro
2010–2011 Edelstein Fellow | University of Valencia
“Alchemy, Astrology, and Books of Secrets: Ideas and Practices before the Spanish Inquisition”

Rebecca Laroche
2011–2012 Allington Fellow | University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
“Placing Robert Boyle’s Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours in Dialogue with the Recipe Arch”

Jongmin Lee
2011–2012 Edelstein Fellow | Virginia Tech
“Regulatory Engineering in the EPA: Chemical Monitoring, Catalytic Converters, and the Controlled Environment”

Victoria Lee
2023 Cain Conference Fellow | Ohio University
“Science in Humanities, Humanities in Science: Embedded Connections”
2012–2013 Ullyot Scholar | Princeton University
“Synthetic Fermentation and Applied Biology in Japan, 1910–1960”

Juan-Andres Leon
2013–2014 Bodensee Collection Postdoctoral Fellow/Cain Fellow | Harvard University
“Mathematical Models in Polymer Research, 1940s–1970s: An Industry-Driven Theoretical Science?”

Gustave Lester
2021–2022 Haas Fellow, 2022–2023 Fellow in Residence/Presidential Junior Fellow | Harvard University
“Mineral Lands, Mineral Empire: Mapping the Raw Materials of U.S. Industrial Capitalism, 1780–1880”

Bruce Lewenstein
2001–2002 Presidential Fellow/Garfield Fellow | Cornell University
“Exploring the Role of Science Books in the Development of Science in the Post-WWII Era, Focusing on Chemistry”

Lucía Lewowicz
2018–2019 Garfield Fellow | University of the Republic, Uruguay
“(Re)constructing and Disseminating Scientific Knowledge: Liebig’s Laboratory in Fray Bentos, Uruguay, and the Curious Case of the Industrial Fertilizer”

Max Liboiron
2012–2013 Allington Fellow | New York University
“Transforming Pollution: Ocean Plastics and Body Burdens”

Scott Lidgard
2012 Cain Conference Fellow | Field Museum of Natural History
E pluribus unum: Bringing Biological Parts and Wholes into Philosophical Perspective”

Delanie Linden
2023–2024 Doan Fellow | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Other Colors: Chroma, Chemistry, and the Orient in 19th-Century French Painting”

Claire Litt
2023–2024 Price-Doan Postdoctoral Fellow | Queen’s University, Canada
“Real and Synthetic Stones as Materia Medica in Late Renaissance Medical Alchemy”

Bernard Lightman
2015 Cain Conference Fellow | York University
“Curators, Popularizers, and Showmen: Science in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Exhibitions and Museums

Miriam F. Lipton
2022–2023 Cain Fellow | Oregon State University
“Bacteriophages and Antibiotics: The History of Cold War Politics of Antibiotic Resistance”

Daniel Liu
2014–2015 Price Fellow | University of Wisconsin, Madison
“Molecules in Biology before Molecular Biology, 1890–1950”

Slawomir Lotysz
2007–2008 Price Fellow | University of Zielona Góra
“Kevlar, Before and Beyond: The Amazing Transnational Quest for the Bulletproof Vest”

Sarah Lowengard
2021–2022 Mistry Fellow | The Cooper Union
“My Red Bandanas: The Waning Days and Afterlife of Turkey Red”

Alice Lovejoy
2022–2023 Cain Distinguished Fellow | University of Minnesota
“Cinema’s Militant Chemistry: Film and its Raw Materials”

Jennifer Lupu
2023–2024 Haas Fellow | Northwestern University
“Consuming Care: Pharmaceuticals Use and Access in Washington, D.C., 1850–1920”

Raechel Lutz
2015–2016 Allington Fellow | Rutgers University
“Disaster, Debate, and Defense: New Jersey’s Role in the Rise of Environmentalism”

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Pamela E. Mack
2003–2004 Ullyot Scholar | Clemson University
“A Biographical Study of Dr. Ruth Patrick, Pioneer Environmental Scientist”

Roy MacLeod
2008 Cain Conference Fellow | University of Sydney
The Dilemma of Dual Use
2007–2008 Edelstein Fellow | University of Sydney
“Chemical Explosives Industry during and after the Great War and Institutional Questions Arising in the Development of “Dual Use” Technologies”
1995–1996 Cain Fellow | University of Sydney
“A History of Chemical Engineering in Allied and German Ammunitions Factories during World War I”

Anna Maerker
2017–2018 Doan Fellow | Kings College London
“The Materiality of Models: Paper in Three Dimensions”

Amanda Mahoney
2017–2018 Public History Fellow/2017 Cain Conference Fellow
My Data, My Self: A Century of Self-Tracking Health Technologies

Ian Marontate
2004–2005 Edelstein Fellow | Acadia University, Canada
“Artists, Artists’ “Colormen” and the Chemical Industry: Networks of Technical Collaboration and Innovations in 20th-Century Artists’ Paints”

Anaël Marrec
2020–2021 Haas Fellow | University of Nantes
“Energy from Waste: France, USA, 1970s–1980s”

Matteo Martelli
2009–2010 Edelstein Fellow | Universities of Bologna and Pisa
“Greek Alchemical Works of Pseudo-Democritus: The Book ” On the Making of Precious Stones

Jessica Martucci
2019–2020 Research Fellow

Brendan Matz
2011–2012 Haas Fellow | Yale University
“The Science of Nutrition in Germany and the United States, 1870–1920”

John Walker Mauer
2003–2004 Ullyot Scholar | Clemson University
“A Biographical Study of Dr. Ruth Patrick, Pioneer Environmental Scientist”

Margaret Maurer
2022–2023 Allington Fellow | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Everyday Alchemy”

Seymour H. Mauskopf
1988–1989 Price Fellow, 1999–2000 Edelstein Fellow | Duke University
“The Experimental Study of Munitions: Scientific and Military Traditions”

Leah McEwen
2013–2014 Garfield Fellow | Cornell University
“Researching the Future through the History of Chemical Information”

Odinn Melsted
2022–2023 Cain Fellow | Maastricht University
“Chemical Perspectives: The Oil Industry, Geochemical Exploration Techniques, and Alternative Fuels Research in the 1970s”

Joris Mercelis
2009–2010 Doan Fellow | Ghent University
“Leo H. Baekeland (1863–1944): A Biography of an Entrepreneur”

Donna A. Messner
University of Pennsylvania
“The Origins of Medical Foods and Their Regulation”

Daniel Jon Mitchell
2021–2022 Research Fellow

Cyrus Mody
2004–2005 Cain Fellow | Cornell University
“The History of the Scanning Tunneling Microscope and the Atomic Force Microscope, and the Ways These Instruments Were Used to Weave Together Disparate Disciplines”
2005 Cain Conference Fellow | Cornell University
Nano Before There Was Nano: Historical Perspectives on the Constituent Communities of Nanotechnology

Kirsten Moore-Sheeley
2016–2017 Haas Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“Nothing but Nets: History of Insecticide-Treated Nets, 1980s–Present”

Jordi Mora Casanova
2010–2011 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
“Alchemical Reminiscences of Modern Chemists in the 19th Century”

Bruce Moran
2014–2015 Cain Fellow | University of Nevada, Reno
“Leonhard Thurneisser and the Alchemy of Plants in the Early Modern Era”

Elisabeth Moreau
2016–2017 Haas Fellow | Université Libre de Bruxelles
“The Composition of Life and Health: Elements, Particles, and Atoms in Late Renaissance Physiology”

Juan Felipe Moreno
2017–2018 Cain Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“Surviving Coca Crop Fumigations in Southwestern Colombia”

Gabriel Moshenska
2016–2017 Doan Fellow

Simone M. Müller
2017–2018 Allington Fellow | Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, University of Munich
“Chemicals on Tour: Explorations into a Material History of the Global Waste Economy”

Lucas Müller
2017–2018 Price Fellow | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Toxic Relationships: Toxicity, Cancer, and Science in the Postcolonial World”

Peter Morris
1991–1992 Edelstein Fellow | Open University, United Kingdom
“A Comparative Study of Polymer Innovations in Several Major Corporations and the Technological History of IG Farbenindustrie”

Anna Mlasowsky
Artist in Residence
Enabling Transparency

Kate Luce Mulry
2021–2022 Ullyot Scholar | California State University, Bakersfield
“‘It Nourisheth the Child in the Womb:’ Chocolate, Reproduction, and Colonization in 17th-Century Jamaica”

David Munns
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
“Not a Decree of Fate: A New History of Eugenics”

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Fred Nadis
2021–2022 Haas Fellow | Independent Scholar
“Children, Science Education, and Play, from Tom Swift to Girl Coders”

Christine Nawa
2010–2011/2011–2012 Price Fellow | Universität Regensburg
“Robert Wilhelm Bunsen’s Research Style and His Teaching”

Pap Ndiaye
1994–1995 Edelstein Fellow | École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
“American Engineers and the Mutations of the American Political Economy, 1920–1960”

Elizabeth Neswald
2019–2020 Doan Fellow | Brock University
“Material Culture and Practices of Diabetes Management in the 20th Century”

William Newman
2015–2016 Cain Fellow | Indiana University, Bloomington
“The Alchemy of Isaac Newton: A New Appraisal”

Amanda Nichols
2023–2024 Otlet Fellow | Oklahoma Christian University
“The Role of Women Chemists in the Development of Molecular Structure Theory”

Keith A. Nier
2002–2003 Beckman Center Fellow/Price Fellow | The Cooper Union
“Diverging Ions and Converging Fields”

Tara Nummedal
2001–2002 Edelstein Fellow | Stanford University
“The Lives and Labor of Men and Women Who Practiced Alchemy in Early Modern Central Europe”

Lynn Nyhart
2012 Cain Conference Fellow | University of Wisconsin–Madison
E pluribus unum: Bringing Biological Parts and Wholes into Philosophical Perspective”

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Ingrid Ockert
2018–2020 Haas Fellow | Princeton University
“The Scientific Storytellers: How Educators, Scientists, and Actors Televised Science”

Sean O’Neil
2023–2024 Herdegen Fellow | Hong Kong Baptist University
“The Art of Signs: Symbolic Notation and Visual Thinking in Early Modern Europe”

Douglas O’Reagan
2014–2015 Seidel Fellow | University of California, Berkeley
“Industrial Espionage, Tech Transfer, and Diplomacy in the 20th Century”

Declan O’Reilly
2003–2004 Price Fellow | University of London, United Kingdom
“The Relationship between Standard Oil of New Jersey and IG Farben of Germany, 1925–1945”

Gwen Ottinger
2005–2006 Haas Fellow | University of California, Berkeley
“The Linkages Made by Petrochemical Companies between Local Community Relations and Public Relations”

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Cesare Pastorino
2010–2011 Neville Fellow | Indiana University
“Minerall Tryalls”: Metal Assaying and Experiment in Early Modern England”
2006–2007 Cain Fellow | Indiana University
“The Mythological Symbolism of Proteus in the Renaissance and Baroque Alchemical Texts”

Rohini Patel
2022–2023 Haas Fellow | University of Toronto
“Chemical Modernities: Politics of Production, Waste, and Empire in Elmira, Ontario, 1940–2000”

Gary Patterson
2004–2005 Price Fellow | Carnegie Mellon University
“Paradigms in Polymer Science”

Emily Pawley
2007–2008 Haas Fellow/Neville Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“’The Balance Sheet of Nature:’ Valuing the New York Farm, 1825–1860”

Alexander Pechenkin
2010–2011 Allington Fellow | Lomonosov Moscow State University
“The Social History of Quantum Chemistry in the USSR (1950–1991)”

Silvia Pérez Criado
University of Valencia, Spain
“DDT During Franco’s Regime in Spain (1940–1975): Chemical Industry, Agricultural Engineering, Public Health, and Occupational Hazards”

Axel Petit
2015–2016 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | University of Nantes
“Walter J. Hamer (1907–2004), Electrochemistry at the National Bureau of Standards”

Gabriella Petrick
2004–2005 Edelstein Fellow | University of Delaware
“The Role of Technology and Science in the Industrial Development of Food in 20th-Century America”

Ingemar Pettersson
2016–2017 Doan Fellow | Uppsala University
“Masters of Flavor: Sensory Analysis and High Industrial Food”

Edoardo Pierini
2022–2023 Allington Fellow | University of Geneva
“Chemical Medicines and Dangerous Drugs: Sources and Impact of Angelo Sala’s Opiologia

Megan Piorko
2017–2018 Allington Fellow | Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
“Library as Laboratory: 17th-Century Alchemical Texts”
2017–2018 Allington Fellow | Georgia State University
“Dr. Arthur Dee and the Reception and Vernacularization of Alchemy in the Mid-17th Century

Jim Wynter Porter
2023–2024 Haas Fellow | Independent Scholar
“’Race,’ ‘Ability,’ and Chemistry Curriculum Development in the Mid-20th Century United States”

Rosalind Powell
2022–2023 Haas Fellow | University of Bristol
“Bodies of Knowledge: Discourses of Self-Experimentation in the Long 18th Century”

Catherine Price
2012–2013 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Freelance Journalist
“Fortified: The Secret Science of Food”

Lawrence Principe
2001–2002 Othmer Scholar | Johns Hopkins University
“Alchemical Interpretations of the Works in the Fisher and Eddleman Collections at CHF”

Jarmo Pulkkinen
2013–2014 Allington Fellow | University of Oulu
“A. I. Virtanen: A Finnish “System-Builder” behind AIV Butter Salt and AIV Method”

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Viviane Quirke
2013–2014 Doan Fellow | Oxford University
“Chemistry and the History of Cancer Chemotherapy in the United States, 1940s–1990s”

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Ramya Rajagopalan
2017 Cain Conference Fellow
My Data, My Self: A Century of Self-Tracking Health Technologies

Jennifer Rampling
2008–2009 Neville Fellow | University of Cambridge
“The Alchemical Reception of George Ripley (ca. 1415–1490)”

LIsa Ruth Rand
2019–2021 Haas Fellow | Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
“Space Junk: A History of Waste in Orbit”

Erik Rau
2002–2003 Garfield Fellow | Drexel University
“Case Studies of Operational Research since 1953”

Sara Ray
2019–2020 Science HIstory Institute Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Monsters in the Cabinet: Anatomical Collecting and Abnormal Bodies, 1697–1849”

Jose Emmanuel Raymundo
2011–2012 Edelstein Fellow | Tulane University
“National Skin: Contact, Conflict, and the Culion Leper Colony in the U.S.-Occupied Philippines, 1902–1941”

W. Boyd Rayward
1999–2000 Garfield Fellow | University of New South Wales
“Oral Histories with Prominent Information Scientists”

Agnieszka Rec
2016–2017 Herdegen Fwllow | Yale University
“Blood Is Thicker Than Aqua Regia: Alchemical Networks in Sixteenth-Century Central and Eastern Europe”

Carten Reinhardt
1998–1999 Edelstein Fellow | University of Regensburg
“History of Instrumentation in Post-1945 Chemistry”

Maria Rentetzi
2021 Cain Conference Fellow | Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg
“Diplomatic Studies of Science: The Interplay of Science, Technology, and International Affairs after the Second World War”

Tristan Edward Revells
2019–2020 Mistry Fellow | Columbia University
“From Bad Booze to Biofuel: Alcohol, Global Standards, and China’s First Alternative Energy Industry (1892–1946)”

Raquel Reyes
2022–2023 Doan Fellow | School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
“Chemical Magic Bullets: American Food Science in the Tropics, 1902–1945”

Sarah Reynolds
2018–2019 Science History Institute Fellow | Indiana University
“Making Knowledge in the Laboratory: Intersections of Science, Philosophy, and Education in the Origins of American Laboratory Instruction”

Jean-Olivier Richard
2016–2017 Cain Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“Mixture Makers: The Role of Mankind in Père Castel’s Matter Theory”

Linda Richards
2013–2014, 2010–2011 Doan Fellow | Oregon State University
“Unraveling Radiation History”
“Disrupting Hozho: A Comparative History of Nuclear Science and Radiation Safety in University Research and Uranium Mining”

Marlise Rijks
2016–2017 Doan Fellow | Ghent University
“By Human Hands: Counterfeiting Nature in Early Modern Europe”

Donna Rilling
2004 Cain Conference Fellow | SUNY Stony Brook
“City, Industry, and Environment in Transatlantic Perspective”
2003–2004 Cain Felow | SUNY Stony Brook
“Early Industrial Pollution in the Greater Delaware Valley”

Justin Rivest
2015–2016 Price Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“From Orviétan to Ipecacuanha: Patent Pharmaceuticals, Iatrochymistry, and the Absolutist State in France”

Jody A. Roberts
2006–2007 Cain Fellow | Chemical Heritage Foundation
“Redesigning the Chemical Sciences: Promises, Problems, and Potential for Scientific Movements”
2007 Cain Conference Fellow | Chemical Heritage Foundation
“New Chemical Bodies”
2005–2006 Price Fellow | Virginia Polytechnic and State University
“The Controversy over the Regulation of the Chemical Pesticide Atrazine”

Lissa L. Roberts
2022 Cain Conference Fellow | University of Twente
“Let’s Get to Work: Bringing Labor History and the History of Science Together”
2014–2015 Presidential Fellow/2014 Cain Conference Fellow | University of Twente
Chemical Reactions: Chemistry and Global History

Seth Rockman
2022 Cain Conference Fellow | Brown University
“Let’s Get to Work: Bringing Labor History and the History of Science Together”

Lisa Rosner
2009–2010 Garfield Fellow | Richard Stockton College
“Chemical Dissertations in the Digital World: 18th-Century Chemical Knowledge and the History Browser
2005–2006 Neville Fellow | Richard Stockton College
“The Audience for Popular Chemistry Works and Lectures from the 1790s through the 1860s”
2003–2004 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Richard Stockton College
“Lesson Plans on Chemical Science and the Chemical Industries, Based on Jane Marcet’s ” Conversations on Chemistry“(1824)”

Michael Rossi
2016–2017 Ullyot Scholar | University of Chicago
“Between Objectivity, Subjectivity, and Aesthetics: Color Chemistry, Measurement and Manufacture, 1830 to 1930”
2015–2016 Allington Fellow | University of Chicago
“The Rules of Perception: American Color Science, 1831–1931”

Pedro Ruiz-Castell
2011–2012 Allington Fellow | University of Valencia
“New Identities from the Invisible: The Early Days of Electron Microscopy”

Sharon Ruston
2016–2017 Allington Fellow | Lancaster University
“The Collected Letters of Sir Humphry Davy”

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Claire Sabel
2023–2024 Haas Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Rare Earth: Gemstones, Geohistories, and Commercial Geography Between Southeast Asia and Europe, c. 1600–1750”

Annalisa Salonius
2009–2010 Cain Fellow | Cornell University
“Transformation in the Relationship between the Organization of Research and Postgraduate Training in the Biomedical Sciences since 1960: A Comparative Ethnographic and Historical Case Study (Canada-U.S.)”

Paul Sampson
2020–2021 Haas Fellow | University of Scranton
“Ventilating the Empire: Environmental Machines in the British Atlantic World, 1700–1850”
2017–2018 Ullyot Scholar | Rutgers University
“Portable Chemistry for a Profitable People: Improvement, Public Science, and Global Trade in 18th-Century Britain”

Kathleen Sands
2004–2005 Neville Fellow | DeVry University
“The Intersections of Science and Religion”

Antonella Sannino
2021–2022 Science History Institute Fellow | University of Naples, “L’Orientale,” Italy
“Forms of Artificial Life and Models of Transformation from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period”

Mat Savelli
2012–2013 Haas Fellow | McMaster University
“A Comparative History of Psychopharmaceutical Print Advertising”

David Schleifer
2008–2009 Haas Fellow | New York University
“Getting Better for You: Trans Fats, Risk, and Innovation”

Ulf Schmidt
2011–2012 Doan Fellow | University of Kent
“Secret Science: Human Experimentation in Biological and Chemical Warfare Research during the Cold War”

Benjamin Schmidt
2021–2022 Doan Fellow | University of Washington
“Alchemy at Meissen: On the Conversion of Matter, the Production of China, and Europe’s Transmutation of the World”

Rebecca P. Schwartz
2003–2004 Edelstein Fellow | Princeton University
“Telling the Story of the Manhattan Project”

Bruce Seely
2008–2009 Cain Fellow/2009 Cain Conference Fellow | Michigan Technological University
“Technology Transfer and Diffusion in Comparative Perspective”

Jeffrey Seeman
2000–2001 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Independent Scholar
“A Biography of Arnold O. Beckman”

Elena Serrano
2011–2012 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Autonomous University of Barcelona
“Women and Chemistry in Late-18th-Century Spain: The Chemico-Charitable Activities of the Junta de Damas”

Thibaut Serviant-Fine
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
“Drugs and Tools: Antimetabolites in the Early History of Cancer Chemotherapy (1940–1960)”

Nicholas Shapiro
2017–2018 Science History Institute Research Fellow
Matter, Materials and Culture Project
2013–2014 Haas Fellow | Oxford University
“Chemical Freshness, Chemical Fetish: The Rise of the Synthetic “New Smell” in Mid-20th-Century America”

Sherri Sheu
2022–2024 Haas Curatorial Fellow | University of Colorado Boulder
Focus: Museum Interpretation Projects

Bono Shih
2022–2023 Cain Fellow | Viriginia Tech
“Engineering at the Crossroads of Chemistry and Industry: Developing Ideas of Chemical Engineering, 1880–1980”

Matthew Shindell
2009–2010 Haas Fellow | University of California, San Diego
“The New Prophet: Harold C. Urey, Scientist, Atheist, and Defender of Religion”

David Sicilia
1999–2000 Cain Fellow | University of Maryland
“The Political History of the U.S. Chemical Industry since World War II”
1999 Cain Conference Fellow
Pharmaceutical Innovation: Revolutionizing Human Health

Sean Silver
2023–2024 Doan Senior Fellow | Rutgers University
“The Motley Emblem: Tristram Shandy and the Empire of Color”

Julian Silverman
2023–2024 Haas Fellow | Fashion Institute of Technology
“The Material History of Soap: Crafting a Scientific Demonstration for Public Audiences”

Christian W. Simon
2000–2001 Cain Fellow | University of Basel
“History of Industrial Insecticide Research and Development ca. 1900–1960”
2001 Cain Conference Fllow | University of Basel
“The Chemical Industry and the Environment”

Jonathan Simon
1996–1997 Edelstein Fellow | University of Pittsburgh
“The Alchemy of Identity: Chemistry and Pharmacy, 1787–1803”

Shoshana Simons
2022–2023 Cain Fellow | University of California Berkeley
“The Digitization of Chemistry and Computing”

David Singerman
2012–2013 Haas Fellow | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“An Empire of Purity: Making the Modern Sugar Market, 1875–1925”

Robert Slate
2013–2014 Doan Fellow | George Mason University
“Regulating Nanomaterials: Drawing Lessons from TSCA and REACH”

Leo B. Slater
2001–2002 Haas Fellow | Chemical Heritage Foundation
“Quinine and the Chemical Control of Malaria, Drawing Historical Connections between Plants, Animals, and People”
1996–1997 Ullyot Scholar | Princeton University
“Locating the Accomplishments of Chemical Science and Industry within American History”
1995–1996 Edelstein Fellow | Princeton University
“Quinine, Its Use and Synthesis”

Amy Slaton
2023 Cain Conference Fellow | Drexel University
“Science in Humanities, Humanities in Science: Embedded Connections”

Alexis Smets
2009–2010 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Radboud University Nijmegen
“Chemistry, Iconography: Theory of Matter, Images, and the Concept of Chemical Images (1560s–1720s)”

John Kenly Smith, Jr.
1999–2000 Edelstein Fellow | Lehigh University
“The Evolution of Chemical Technology in the 20th Century”

Pamela H. Smith
1997–1998 Edelstein Fellow | Pomona College
“Art, Commerce, and Science: The Representation of Material Things in Early Modern Europe”

Sally Smith-Hughes
1997–1998 Othmer Scholar | University of California, Berkeley
“The History of Biotechnology and the Cohen-Boyer Patents”

Geert Somsen
1997–1998 Othmer Scholar | Maastricht University
“The Relationship between Colloid Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry in Both Germany and America”

Ellan Spero
2012–2013 Allington Fellow | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Production and Place, Textile Science and Education in a Technological Landscape”

Emily Stanback
2013–2014 Haas Fellow | CUNY Graduate Center
“Romantic Experimentation: Radical Science and the Politics of Disability”

Kathryn Steen
2000–2001 Edelstein Fellow | Drexel University
“Wartime Catalyst and Postwar Reaction: The Making of the U.S. Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry, 1910–1930”
1992–1993 Edelstein Fellow | University of Delaware
“Development of the Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry in the United States, 1910–1933”

John Stewart
2010–2011 Allington Fellow | University of Oklahoma
“Beyond Chemistry: Affinity as a Unifying Principle in Science at the Turn of the 19th Century”

Jay I. Stone
2018–2019 Cain Fellow | Princeton University
“Sweet Deception: A History of the Health Politics of Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners in the United States”

Alexandra Straub
2019–2020 Cain Fellow | Temple University
“Making Pure Water: A History of Water Softening from Potash to Tide”

Ignacio Suay-Matallana
2014–2015 Cain Fellow | Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
“Chemicals Across Borders: Spanish Experts and Custom Laboratories in a Global Fight Against Fraud”

Kara Swanson
2023–2024 Seidel Senior Fellow | Northeastern University
“Inventing Citizens: Race, Gender, and the United States Patent System”


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Shuko Tamao
2022–2024 Cain Curatorial Fellow | University at Buffalo
Focus: Oral History Projects

Ying Jia Tan
2021–2022 Cain Fellow | Wesleyan University
“Plastic and the Economic Transformation of Chinese East Asia”

Joel Harold Tannenbaum
2020–2021 Garfield Fellow | Community College of Philadelphia
“Science, Marketing and Myth: Taste and Color Perception Research in the 1970s”

Pierre Teissier
2008–2009 Cain Fellow | Oxford University
“Between Chemistry and Industry, Solid-State Materials in the United States (1945–2000)”

Ronald Tempest
1997–1998 Ullyot Scholar | Germantown Academy
“Fuel Cells—Past, Present, Future”

Peter Thompson
2021–2022 Haas Fellow | University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
“Grasping for the Mask: German Visions of Chemical Modernity, 1915–1938”

Dominique Tobbell
2007–2008 Haas Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Pharmaceutical Networks: The Political Economy of Drug Development in the United States, 1945–1980”

Oscar Moises Torres Montúfar
2016–2017 Doan Fellow | Colegio de Mexico
“Miners, Oilmen, and Chemists: Globalization and Technology in the Mexican Sulfur Industry (1920–1972)”

Barbara Traister
2009–2010 Allington Fellow | Lehigh University
“Editing Ashmole MS 1494/1491: An Alphabetical Alchemical Manuscript (c. 1607–11) by Simon Forman”

Anthony Travis
2018–2019 Science History Institute Fellow | Hebrew University of Jerusalem
“A Biography of the Chemist and Darwinian Raphael Meldola”

Elly Truitt
2014–2015 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Bryn Mawr College
“A Medieval Handbook of Art and Magic”

Feng-En Tu
2014–2015 Doan Fellow | Harvard University
“Manufacturing Reality: The Production of Modern Smells in Japan and Beyond, 1880–1945”

Jennifer Tucker
2019–2020 Seidel Fellow | Wesleyan University
“Dangerous Exposures: Work and Waste in the Victorian Chemical Trade”

Roger Turner
2019–2020 Research Fellow

Julianne Tuttle
2002–2003 Ullyot Scholar | Independent Scholar
“The Letters of Humphry Davy: Annotation of the Fullmer Transcription”

Aristotle Tympas
2008–2009 Doan Fellow | University of Athens
“On Nomography’s “Magic and Fun”: A Perspective from the History of Chemical Engineering Calculations”

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Tianna Uchacz
2016–2017 Making and Knowing Scholar

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Peter Vale
2023–2024 Haas Fellow | University of California, Berkeley
“‘Child of Copper’: Mining, Capitalism, and State-Making in Central Africa”

Brigitte Van Tiggelen
2010–2011 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellow | Université Catholique de Louvain
“The Chemists’ Blues: The History of Prussian Blue and Modern Chemistry”
2008–2009 Allington Fellow | Université Catholique de Louvain
“Mme. Thiroux d’Arconville and the ‘Essai pour server a l’histoire de la putrefaction:’ Anonymity, Autonomy, and Authorship in Women’s Contributions to Chemistry in the 18th Century”
2006–2007 Neville Fellow | Université Catholique de Louvain
“A Mixt: Mechanical and Chymical Explanations at the Service of Physicians—The Case of J. Mongin”

Didi van Trijp
2021–2022 Allington Fellow | Leiden University
“Natural History Illuminated: Pigments, Paints, and the Practice of Heightening (1680–1820)”

Jessica Varner
2021–2022 Haas Fellow | University of Southern California
“Chemical Desires”

Gwendolyn Verhoff
2006–2007 Haas Fellow | Washington University in St. Louis
“The Intractable Atom: The Challenge of Radiation and Radioactive Waste in American Life, 1945 to Present”

Hanna Vikstrom
2015–2016 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
“From Light Bulbs to LEDs: Illuminating the Role of Rare Metals”

Sarah Vogel
2008–2009 Haas Fellow | Columbia University
“The Politics of Plastics: The Economic, Political, and Scientific History of Bisphenol A”

Emmet von Stackelberg
2023–2024 Mistry Fellow | Harvard University
“Seeing through Silver: How Chemists and Capital Made Images Move”

Adelheid Voskuhl
2017–2018 Mistry Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
2012–2013 Doan Fellow | Harvard University
“Engineering as Institution: Technical, Scientific, and Intellectual Elites in Germany and the United States, 1870 to 1935”

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Mark Waddell
2016–2017 Allington Fellow | Michigan State University
“The Devil’s Cure: Magical Medicine and the Problem of Plausibility in the Seventeenth Century”

2004–2005 Neville Fellow | Johns Hopkins University
“17th-Century Works on Natural and Artificial Magic”

Daniel Joseph Walls
2021–2022 Haas Fellow | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
“Confined Success of Soil Lead Cleanup Initiatives”

Changming Wang
2011–2012 Allington Fellow | Guangxi University of Nationalities
“The Lives and Studies of Outstanding Chinese Chemistry Students in the United States during the Republic of China (1911–1949): A Comprehensive Investigation on Chemical Dissemination and Cultural Exchange”

Xiaona Wang
University of Warwick
“Hidden Causes, Manifest Effects: Occult Traditions in the Forging of Newton’s Natural Philosophy”

Iain Watts
2013–2014 Edelstein Fellow | Princeton University
“’Current’ Investigations: Galvanism, the Birth of Electrochemistry, and the World of Scientific News, 1790–1820”

Andreas Weber
2015–2016 Haas Fellow | University of Twente
“Materials at Work: Governing Nature and Society in the Dutch Empire, 1780–1830”

Stephen Weininger
2014–2015 Haas Fellow | Worcester Polytechnic Institute
“Paul D. Bartlett and the Intersection of Industry, War and ‘Pure’ Science”

Michael Weisberg
2006–2007 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“The Nature of the Chemical Bond”

Simon Werrett
2015–2016 Allington Fellow | University College London
“Recycling in Early Modern Science: Material Culture, Experimental Philosophy, and Sustainability”

Peter Westin
2013–2014 Doan Fellow | Georgia Institute of Technology
“Synthetics of Speed: The Trajectory of Changes in Tire Compound Formulation across Motorsports and Automobiles in the Latter Half of the 20th Century”

Johnnie-Marie Whitfield
1999–2000 Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellow | Millsaps College
“Polymers”

Frédéric Wieber with Alexandre Hocquet
2018–2019 Otlet Fellow | University of Lorraine
“Software Packages in Computational Chemistry”

Courtney Tanner Wilder
2019–2020 Allington Fellow | University of Michigan
“Novel Impressions in Printed Textiles, 1815–1851”

Robert V. Williams
1997–1998 Garfield Fellow | University of South Carolina
“Conduct Oral Histories with Several Pioneers in the Development of Scientific Information with Emphasis on the Chemical Sciences”

Bess Williamson
2010–2011 ACLS/Mellon Fellow | University of Delaware
“The Right to Design: Disability and Access in the United States, 1945–2000”

Audra Wolfe
2000–2001 Othmer Scholar | University of Pennsylvania
“Germs in Space: Joshua Lederberg, Exobiology, and the Public Imagination, 1958–1964”

Michael Worboys
2014–2015 Haas Fellow | University of Manchester
“NSAIDs, Inflammation, and Translational Medicine”

Qinyan Wu
2022–2023 Presidential Junior Fellow | University of Pennsylvania
“Controlling Systems and Controlling Legacies: Barbara McClintock’s 1961 Conversation with Two Bacterial Geneticists

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Doogab Yi
2011–2012, 2007–2008 Haas Fellow | Princeton University
“The Making of the Recombinant University: The Emergence of Biotechnology at Stanford University, 1959–1980”

Jeris Strueland Yruma
2006–2007 Ullyot Scholar | Princeton University
“How Experiments Are Remembered: The Discovery Narratives of Nuclear Fission”

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Nasser Zakariya
2010–2011 Haas Fellow | Harvard University
“The Matter of Life: The Role of Chemistry in the Scientific Epic”

Maria del Pilar Zazueta Aviles
2007–2008 Quinn Fellow | Columbia University
“Vital Liquids: Milk, Soft Drinks, and the Politics of Dietary Changes in Mexico (1940–1986)”

Frank Zelko
2016–2017 Cain Fellow | University of Vermont
“Precious Bodily Fluids: What the History of Fluoride Tells Us about Science, Public Health, and the Politics of Knowledge”

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