Associate Professor
304 AEC
(610) 330-3058

Teaching interests: science and technology studies; history of science, technology, and the environment; environmental studies; engineering and environmental ethics and justice

Research interests: environmental history; history of science and technology; food and agrarian studies; environmental ethics, justice, and policy; relationships between science, technology and nature

Selected publications:

Notes from the Ground: Science, Soil  & Society in the American Countryside (Yale, 2009 [pb, 2011])

Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement (MIT, 2011) ]co-edited with Gwen Ottinger]

Resetting the Table in the Lehigh Valley: A Study of Technology, Nature, and Local Food (The Students of EGRS/EVST 373, 2014)

Honors: Carl R. and Ingeborg Beidleman Research Award, 2017 [Lafayette College]; Digital Humanities Research Grant, 2013-14 & 2015-2016 [Lafayette College]; ACLS Fellowship, 2015 (declined); ARC Research Grant, 2013-14 [Lafayette College]; R. K. Mellon Fellowship, 2012-13 [Lafayette College]; Information Literacy Grant, 2012 [Lafayette College]; NSF Scholar’s Award, #0924932, 2009-2011; Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, Faculty Fellowship, Charlottesville, VA, 2010-2011; Hagley Museum and Library, Research Grant, 2010; Smithsonian Research Fellowship, 2009

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