Previous article FreeNotes on ContributorsPDFPDF PLUSFull Text Add to favoritesDownload CitationTrack CitationsPermissionsReprints Share onFacebookTwitterLinked InRedditEmailQR Code SectionsMorePnina G. Abir-Am has written widely on the history of molecular biology, women in science, and public memory. She is revising her monograph, DNA at Fifty: History, Memory, and Politics in Scientific Discovery, which challenges the prevailing historiography of the discovery of DNA structure. She has been with the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis University since 2007.Azadeh Achbari is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Science at the VU University Amsterdam. She is currently working on a dissertation on the Dutch involvement in global marine and atmospheric research in the nineteenth century.Mark B. Adams is Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research and teaching have focused on the history of science, genetics, eugenics, evolution, and Russian science. Since 1970 he has taught an annual course on the emergence of modern science fiction.Garland E. Allen has taught biology and history of science at Washington University in St. Louis since 1967. In addition to coauthoring a series of introductory biology textbooks, he has written and coedited books and numerous papers on the history of genetics, evolution, and development—their disciplinary interactions and social context—in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A particular focus of his work has been the history of genetics and eugenics.Tom Archibald is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University. He has published recent papers on the history of integral equations (with R. Tazzioli) and on U.S. mathematics in World War I (with D. Dumbaugh and D. Kent). He is currently co–Editor-in-Chief of Historia Mathematica.Jim Bennett was formerly Director of the Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford. He is now Visiting Keeper at the Science Museum, London.Donna Bilak is currently the History of Science and Technology Postdoctoral Fellow for the Making and Knowing Project, directed by Pamela H. Smith at Columbia University. Her research interests encompass early modern European history of science, alchemy, and emblem culture, as well as nineteenth-century jewelry history and technology.Dieter Blume is Professor for History of Art at the University of Jena. His publications on the use of images in astronomy and astrology include Regenten des Himmels: Astrologische Bilder in Mittelalter und Renaissance (Berlin, 2000) and, with Mechthild Haffner and Wolfgang Metzger, Sternbilder des Mittelalters: Der gemalte Himmel zwischen Wissenschaft und Phantasie (Berlin, 2012).Rens Bod is Professor in Digital Humanities at the University of Amsterdam. He is the initiator of the conference series “The Making of the Humanities” and a founding editor of History of Humanities (University of Chicago Press). His books include Beyond Grammar (Chicago, 1998), Probabilistic Linguistics (MIT, 2003), and, most recently, A New History of the Humanities (Oxford, 2013). He also coedited three volumes on the comparative history of the humanities, The Making of the Humanities (AUP, 2010, 2012, 2014).Stephen Bocking is Professor of Environmental History and Chair of the Environmental and Resource Science/Studies Program at Trent University. His research interests include the history of environmental science and the roles of expertise in environmental politics. His most recent book is Nature's Experts: Science, Politics, and the Environment (Rutgers University Press, 2004).Arianna Borrelli is a historian and philosopher of science who has worked on medieval mathematical cosmology, early modern meteorology and mechanics, and quantum physics. She is now employed at the Technical University of Berlin with a DFG-funded project on concept formation in the early history of particle physics (1950–1965).Jeroen Bouterse earned his M.A. in history and philosophy of the sciences and humanities at Utrecht University and is now completing a Ph.D. project on the philosophy of history of science under the supervision of James McAllister (Leiden University).Robert Brain is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of The Pulse of Modernism: Physiological Aesthetics in Fin-de-Siècle Europe (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015).Geoff Bunn is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of The Truth Machine: A Social History of the Lie Detector (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).Elena Canadelli is a senior postdoctoral research fellow in history of science at the University of Padua. She is Associate Editor at Nuncius: Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science. Her research interests focus on the history of biology, the history of scientific collections, and visual studies in science.Geoffrey Cantor is Professor Emeritus of the History of Science at the University of Leeds and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College, London. His recent research has centered on the 1851 Great Exhibition, and he is the coeditor, with Gowan Dawson, of the first volume of The Correspondence of John Tyndall (2015).Annamaria Carusi is Associate Professor of Philosophy of Medical Science and Technology at the University of Copenhagen. She has published extensively on images and visualizations in computational science and biomedical sciences and is a coeditor of Visualization in the Age of Computerization (Routledge, 2014).Ku-ming (Kevin) Chang is an associate professor at the Institute of History and Philology in Taiwan's Academia Sinica and a Visiting Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (2014–2015). He works on the relationship between linguistics and philology in Europe and China in the early twentieth century. World Philology, coedited with Sheldon Pollock and Benjamin A. Elman (Harvard University Press, 2014), compares philological traditions in major civilizations.H. Floris Cohen is the Editor of Isis. He is, as well, the author of The Scientific Revolution: A Historiographical Inquiry (1994), of How Modern Science Came into the World: Four Civilizations, One Seventeenth-Century Breakthrough (2010), and of a shorter version of the latter book that will be published by Cambridge University Press in September 2015 under the title The Rise of Modern Science Explained: A Comparative History.Alexandra Cook is the author of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Botany: The Salutary Science (Oxford, 2012), winner of the 2013 John Thackray Medal of the Society for the History of Natural History (London). She curated the 2012 Rousseau tercentenary exhibit, Je raffole de la botanique, in the Botanical Garden of Geneva.Regna Darnell is Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology at the University of Western Ontario. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the American Philosophical Society. She has published widely in history of anthropology, Native American studies, and linguistic anthropology. She is General Editor of The Franz Boas Papers: Documentary Edition.Lorraine Daston is Director at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, and Visiting Professor on the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Her recent publications include (with Peter Galison) Objectivity (2007) and (coedited with Elizabeth Lunbeck) Histories of Scientific Observation (2011), as well as essays on the history of scientific facts, objectivity, curiosity, probability, and attention, which have appeared in various journals and collections.Joseph W. Dauben is Distinguished Professor of History and History of Science at the City University of New York. He is the author of biographies of Georg Cantor and Abraham Robinson and, most recently, of a three-volume Chinese-English dual-language edition of the ancient Chinese classic The Nine Chapters on the Art of Mathematics (2013), written in collaboration with Guo Shuchun and Xu Yibao. In January 2012 he received the American Mathematical Society's Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize for History of Mathematics.Michael Z. David (M.D., Ph.D.) is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago who specializes in the treatment of patients with infectious diseases. He studies the clinical and molecular epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant bacteria as well as the history of Soviet medicine.Karel Davids is Professor of Economic and Social History at the VU University Amsterdam. He has published widely on the history of knowledge, the history of technology, and maritime history. His latest book is Religion, Technology, and the Great and Little Divergences: China and Europe Compared, c. 700–1800 (2013).Jacalyn Duffin, a hematologist and historian, occupies the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. A former president of both the American and the Canadian societies for medical history, she is the author or editor of eight books and holds several awards for research, writing, teaching, and service.Anna Echterhölter is a research assistant at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory at the Humboldt University, Berlin. She completed her thesis on academic obituaries in 2009 with a scholarship at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. She is now working on a history of metrology in the nineteenth century at both institutions.Greg Eghigian is Associate Professor of Modern History at Penn State University, specializing in the history of madness, crime, and deviance. His most recent book is The Corrigible and the Incorrigible: Science, Medicine, and the Convict in Twentieth-Century Germany (University of Michigan Press, 2015). He is now writing a global history of the UFO and alien contact phenomenon.Penelope Gouk explores the historical relationship between music making and the use of musical models in the creation of new scientific and medical thought. Her publications include Music, Science, and Natural Magic in Seventeenth-Century England (Yale, 1999) and, as coeditor, Representing Emotions (Aldershot, 2005). She is an Honorary Research Fellow in History at the University of Manchester.I. Grattan-Guinness, who died in December 2014, was Emeritus Professor of the History of Mathematics and Logic at Middlesex University. He was Editor of Annals of Science from 1974 to 1981. In 1979 he founded History and Philosophy of Logic, which he edited until 1992. In July 2009 the International Commission for the History of Mathematics awarded him the Kenneth O. May Medal and Prize in the History of Mathematics.Christopher D. Green ([email protected]) is Professor of Psychology, with cross-appointments to Philosophy and to Science and Technology Studies, at York University in Toronto. He also codirects the PsyBorgs Digital History of Psychology research laboratory.Anna Guagnini is a research fellow at the University of Bologna. Her interests lie in the history of technology in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Britain and Italy, in particular the organization of technological research and education, the development and industrial applications of electrical technology, and patenting practice and agencies.Robert Alan Hatch, Emeritus Professor of the History of Science, University of Florida, is completing an edition of the complete correspondence of Pierre Gassendi. Work also continues with the correspondence and biography of Ismaël Boulliau, with pleasurable interludes engaging the Republic of Letters and variable stars.Felicity Henderson is Lecturer in Archives and Material Culture at the University of Exeter. She has published on manuscript and print culture and on translation practice in the early Royal Society. She is now editing the diary of Robert Hooke and coediting Thomas Browne's notebooks.Néstor Herran is Associate Professor of History of Science at the Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris 6). His research areas include the history of Cold War physical and environmental sciences, the history of radioactivity and nuclear sciences, and the history of science in twentieth-century Spain.Matthias Heymann is an associate professor for the history of science and technology at the Centre for Science Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark. He is Associate Editor of Centaurus and Domain Editor of WIREs Climate Change for the domain “Climate, History, Society, Culture.”Thierry Hoquet is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Lyon 3 and a Member of the Institut Universitaire de France. He is a specialist in the history of the life sciences, from Buffon (Buffon: Histoire naturelle et philosophie [Champion, 2005]) to Darwin (Darwin contre Darwin [Le Seuil, 2009]).Joel Isaac is Senior Lecturer in the History of Modern Political Thought at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Christ's College. His first book is Working Knowledge: Making the Human Sciences from Parsons to Kuhn (Harvard University Press, 2012).Paul Israel is Director and General Editor of the Thomas A. Edison Papers, Rutgers University. He is the author of Edison: A Life of Invention (1998) and the coauthor, with Robert Friedel, of Edison's Electric Light: The Art of Invention (2010).Frank A. J. L. James is Professor of History of Science at the Royal Institution and at University College, London. He wrote Michael Faraday: A Very Short Introduction and recently completed the six-volume edition of The Correspondence of Michael Faraday. He is now working on a study of Humphry Davy's practical work.Vladimir Janković is a historian of atmospheric sciences who specializes in urban meteorology and the economic aspects of climate research. He has published Reading the Skies: A Cultural History of English Weather, 1650–1820, and Confronting the Climate: British Airs and the Making of Environmental Medicine.Andrew L. Jenks is Professor of History at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author of The Cosmonaut Who Couldn't Stop Smiling: The Life and Legend of Yuri Gagarin (2012), The Perils of Progress: Environmental Disasters in the Twentieth Century (2011), and Russia in a Box: Art and Identity in an Age of Revolution (2005).Koray Karaca is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Wuppertal. His research interests are in the history and philosophy of modern physics. He is currently working on a project concerning the epistemology of the ATLAS experiment at CERN. He has published in journals such as the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Science in Context, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, and Synthese.Bart Karstens is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam, working on the project Legal Structures, which aims to identify and historically interpret patterns in legal texts. He previously completed a Ph.D. at the University of Leiden with a thesis titled “Pluralism within Parameters: Towards a Mature Evaluative Historiography of Science.”Mi Gyung Kim is the author of Affinity, That Elusive Dream: A Genealogy of the Chemical Revolution (MIT Press, 2003) and Professor of History at North Carolina State University. She is completing a manuscript on eighteenth-century ballooning, tentatively titled The Imagined Empire: Balloon Enlightenments in Revolutionary Europe.Julia Kursell is Professor of Musicology at the University of Amsterdam. With Myles W. Jackson and Alexandra Hui, she coedited Osiris 28 (2013), “Music, Sound, and the Laboratory from 1750–1980.” Her current areas of research are the history of systematic musicology and twentieth-century history of Western music.Ann-Sophie Lehmann holds the Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Groningen, where her research investigates how materials, tools, and practices shape visual artifacts and their ensuing meanings and uses. She recently edited Meaning in Materials, 1500–1800 (Netherlands Yearbook of History of Art, 62) (Leiden: Brill, 2013).Erik Leibenguth has participated in projects on bibliographical research and classical scholarship (Année Philologique, Paracelsus Reception, Europaea Humanistica) at the University of Heidelberg and the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. His doctoral dissertation was on Michael Maier's Cantilenae Intellectuales. Since 2001 he has been a solution specialist for business intelligence applications at SAP SE.Morris Low is Associate Professor of Japanese History in the School of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Classics at the University of Queensland. He recently coauthored East Asia Beyond the History Wars (Routledge, 2013) and is the Editor (modern period) of the new series Science and Civilization in Korea (Cambridge University Press).Hannah Marcus is a Ph.D. candidate studying history and the history of science at Stanford University. She is interested in the relationship between intellectual and religious culture in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.Jeffrey L. Meikle is the Stiles Professor in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of American Plastic: A Cultural History (1995) and Design in the USA (2005) and is nearing completion of a book on representations of the American scene in postcards during the 1930s and 1940s.Thomas J. Misa directs the Charles Babbage Institute and holds the ERA Chair in the History of Technology at the University of Minnesota. His most recent book is Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013).Alden Mosshammer is Professor of History (Emeritus) at the University of California, San Diego. He has published several books and articles on ancient and medieval chronography. His most recent publications focus on the late antique and early medieval computus.Glenn W. Most is Professor of Greek Philology at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Visiting Professor on the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. He has published widely on Classics, the history and methodology of Classical studies, the Classical tradition and Comparative Literature, modern philosophy and literature, literary theory, and the history of art.Simon Naylor is a historical geographer at the University of Glasgow. He is interested in the historical geographies of science, technology, and exploration. He is the author of Regionalizing Science (Pickering & Chatto, 2010) and the coeditor of New Spaces of Exploration (IB Tauris, 2010).Matthew Neufeld is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Saskatchewan. His current research concerns the transformation of naval health care in Britain, circa 1650–1750.Ronald L. Numbers is Hilldale Professor Emeritus of the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he taught for nearly four decades. A former Editor of Isis and President of the History of Science Society, he is the coeditor, with the late David C. Lindberg, of the eight-volume Cambridge History of Science.Sophie Page is a lecturer in late medieval European history at University College, London. Her most recent book, Magic in the Cloister: Pious Motives, Illicit Interests, and Occult Approaches to the Medieval Universe (Penn State), was published in 2013.Peter Pesic is Tutor Emeritus and Musician-in-Residence at St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His most recent book is Music and the Making of Modern Science (MIT Press, 2014).Sheila J. Rabin is Professor of History at Saint Peter's University. She has published on science and religion in the Renaissance debate on astrology.Evan Ragland is an assistant professor of history at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. His current book projects investigate the novel culture of experimentation in the medical school of Leiden University in the mid-seventeenth century and the role of medicine in the development of experimentation across early modern Europe.Samuel Randalls is a lecturer in geography at University College, London, and has research interests in the history of climate change economics and policy and in corporate management of weather and climate risks in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He has coedited a four-volume reader entitled Future Climate Change (Routledge, 2012).Marsha L. Richmond, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Wayne State University, is collaborating on a book project, Women in Science: The Case of Genetics, which provides a transnational comparison of the experiences of women in early genetics in the United States, Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Russia.Aurélien Robert is a research fellow at the Centre d'Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance (CNRS—University of Tours). He works on the history of atomism in the Middle Ages (Atomism in Late Medieval Philosophy and Theology [Brill, 2009]) and has written papers on medieval medicine and philosophy.Lissa Roberts is Professor of History of Science and Technology at the University of Twente. Her recent publications including Centres and Cycles of Accumulation (2011), The Brokered World: Go-Betweens and Global Intelligence, 1770–1820 (2009), and The Mindful Hand: Inquiry and Invention from the Late Renaissance to Early Industrialization (2007).Antonella Romano is a professor at the Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and the director of the Centre Alexandre Koyré for the history of science in Paris. She researches the history and historiography of science and knowledge in the early modern period, specializing in science and mission in the Catholic world.Margaret W. Rossiter is the Marie Underhill Noll Professor of the History of Science at Cornell University. She was the Editor of Isis from 1994 until 2003. Women Scientists in America: Forging a New World since 1972 came out in 2012.Sahotra Sarkar is a professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of six books, including Genetics and Reductionism (Cambridge, 1998), Molecular Models of Life (MIT, 2004), Doubting Darwin? Creationist Designs on Evolution (Blackwell, 2007), and Environmental Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012). He is a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.Emilie Savage-Smith is Professor of the History of Islamic Science at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St. Cross College. Her most recent publication (with Yossef Rapoport) is An Eleventh-Century Egyptian Guide to the Universe: The “Book of Curiosities,” Edited with an Annotated Translation (Leiden: Brill, 2013).Martina Schlünder is Research Fellow at the Ludwik Fleck Center/Collegium Helveticum ETH-Zurich and at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Her research focuses on comparative epistemology, on the history of human–animal relationships in biomedicine, and, more recently, on the emergence of reproductive medicine.Rennie B. Schoepflin is Professor of History and Associate Provost at California State University, Los Angeles. His research interests focus on the historical interactions of religion, science, and health. His publications include Christian Science on Trial: Religious Healing in America (2003) and numerous articles on the history of science and religion.Michael H. Shank is retired from the Department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His primary research is in late medieval astronomy and natural philosophy and early scientific printing. With David Lindberg he coedited Medieval Science, Volume 2 of The Cambridge History of Science (2013).Sean Silver is Associate Professor of English at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His current work addresses cognitive models in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Britain; in 2015 he published The Mind Is a Collection: Case Studies in Eighteenth-Century Thought.David Smith is Hon Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen. He is editor of Nutrition in Britain (Routledge, 1997), coeditor of Food, Science, Policy, and Regulation (Routledge, 2000), and leading author of Food Poisoning, Policy, and Politics: Corned Beef and Typhoid in Britain in the 1960s (Boydell, 2005).Robert W. Smith is Professor of History at the University of Alberta. His most recent book is Hubble: Imaging Space and Time (coauthored with David DeVorkin). He is now completing a book on the history of large-scale science and coediting a special issue of Victorian Review on Alfred Russel Wallace.Manuel Stoffers is an assistant professor of history at Maastricht University. His research interests include the history of cycling cultures and the history of cycling as a mode of mass transportation. He has written on cycling history for Transfers, the Journal of Transport History, Mobility in History, and Cycle History.Marion Thomas is a lecturer at the University of Strasbourg. Initially educated in biological sciences, she then received a Ph.D. in history of science from the University of Manchester. Her main research interest is the history of animal behavior and mind. She is currently involved in a project on the history of cell theory.Coll Thrush is an associate professor of history at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches Indigenous, world, Atlantic, Pacific, and environmental histories. His forthcoming work is a history of London viewed through the eyes of Indigenous travelers.Steven Vanden Broecke is Senior Lecturer in the History of Science in the Department of History of Ghent University. His research focuses on the early modern relation between religion, magic, and science. He has published on the history of astrology and astronomy and is now preparing work on early modern demonology and on the problematic of naming disease.Maarten Van Dyck is an associate professor in philosophy and Director of the Sarton Centre for History of Science at Ghent University. He has published on diverse topics related to the history of mechanics and on general philosophy of science.Rienk Vermij is an associate professor in the Department of the History of Science at the University of Oklahoma. His main area of research is early modern natural philosophy.Faith Wallis is an associate professor in the Departments of History and Classical Studies and Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University. Her research focuses on the transmission of medical knowledge in the Middle Ages. Her anthology of translated sources, Medieval Medicine: A Reader, was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2010.Albert G. Way is an assistant professor of history at Kennesaw State University. He is an environmental historian with a primary interest in the U.S. South and the author of Conserving Southern Longleaf: Herbert Stoddard and the Rise of Ecological Land Management (2011).Andreas Weber is a historian with a special interest in the material culture of governance approached from a global perspective. He is now finishing a monograph project tentatively titled “Materials at Work: Governing Nature and Society in the Dutch Empire, 1780–1830.”Nicolas Weill-Parot is a professor of medieval history at the Université Paris–Est Créteil. Among his notable publications are Les “Images astrologiques” au Moyen Âge et à la Renaissance: Spéculations intellectuelles et pratiques magiques (XIIe–XVe siècle) (Champion, 2002) and Points aveugles de la nature: La rationalité scientifique médiévale face à l'occulte, l'attraction magnétique et l'horreur du vide (XIIIe–milieu du XVe siècle) (Les Belles Lettres, 2013).Paul Weindling's research interests cover the history of Darwinism, eugenics, international health, and Nazi coerced experimentation. His publications include John W. Thompson, Psychiatrist in the Shadow of the Holocaust (Rochester University Press, 2010), and Victims and Survivors of Nazi Human Experiments: Science and Suffering in the Holocaust (Bloomsbury, 2014).Aline Wiame holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She was a Visiting Scholar at Penn State University's Department of Philosophy in 2013–2014 thanks to a BAEF grant. She is now an FNRS postdoctoral fellow in Brussels, working mainly on James, Bergson, and Deleuze.Kelley Wilder is Reader in Photographic History and leads the M.A. Program in Photographic History at De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K. The author of Photography and Science (2009) and the coeditor, with Gregg Mitman, of Documenting the World (University of Chicago Press, 2015), she continues to research photographic practices, observation, and evidence. Previous article DetailsFiguresReferencesCited by Isis Volume 106, Number 2June 2015 Publication of the History of Science Society Article DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1086/681984 Views: 19Total views on this site © 2015 by The History of Science Society. All rights reserved.PDF download Crossref reports no articles citing this article.

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