Paola Bertucci Paola Bertucci
Assistant Professor of History of Science and Medicine

History of early modern sciences

Henry Cowles
Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine


Human sciences and scientific medicine since 1800; mind and brain; historical and scientific methodology; pragmatism and evolutionary theory; experimentation in science, medicine, and the arts.

Ivano Dal Prete
Lecturer, History; DUS, History of Science & Medicine

Earth sciences (ca. 1300-1800); generation in the long eighteenth century; the material culture of astronomy; science, religion and society in early modern Italy.

Bettyann Kevles
Senior Lecturer in History

History of science and technology; intersection of art and science

Daniel Kevles
Stanley Woodward Professor of History and Professor of History of Medicine, of American Studies, and of Law (adjunct)

The U.S. since 1939, politics, government, culture, and society; science, technology, and national security; eugenics; genetics and society; scientific fraud; biotechnology; intellectual property; plant and animal breeding

Joanna Radin
Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine


History of biology, medicine, and anthropology since 1945; scientific expeditions, biomedical ethics, human subjects research, collections, and laboratories; history of global health; biomedical technology.

William Rankin
Assistant Professor of History of Science

Physical and earth sciences since the mid-nineteenth century; military, industrial, and governmental science; history of cartography; science and architecture; visual studies; environmental history

Naomi Rogers
Associate Professor of History of Medicine and of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

History of 20th century medicine and public health in North America including health policy, health activism, alternative medicine, and gender and medicine; women's studies including science and feminism, and feminist health movements.

Frank Snowden
Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of History; Professor of History of Medicine; Chair, Program in the History of Science & Medicine

Social, cultural, and intellectual history of medicine: the societal impact of infectious diseases; modern European social and political history.

William C. Summers
Professor of Therapeutic Radiology, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and the History of Medicine (School of Medicine), Lecturer in History

History of science and medicine; history of Chinese science and medicine