News & Events

Congratulations to Post-Docs

Mariana Craciun (SHC and NSF, 2013-2017) has recently accepted a tenure-track job in the Sociology Department at Tulane University. Stefanie Graeter (SHC postdoc, 2015-17) has accepted a multi-year lectureship at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Chicago with an affiliation to the Anthropology Department. Fred Meiton (SHC postdoc, 2015-17), has accepted a tenure-track appointment in global history at the University of New Hampshire.

Congratulations to Graduate Affiliates

Kevin Baker (PhD candidate, History) has accepted a dissertation fellowship from the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Philadelphia for 2017-18. Alka Menon (PhD candidate, Sociology), has been awarded the Graduate Student Paper Award from the American Sociological Association’s Body and Embodiment Section for her article, “Reconstructing Race and Gender in American Cosmetic Surgery.” Kellie Owens (PhD 2017, Sociology) has accepted a multi-year postdoctoral fellowship in Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and received the Nicholas C. Mullins Award from the Society for Social Studies of Science for her article: “Too Much of a Good Thing? American Childbirth, Intentional Ignorance, and the Boundaries of Responsible Knowledge,” Science, Technology, and Human Values (March 20, 2017).

Congratulations to Faculty Affiliates

Adia Benton, assistant professor in Anthropology, has received the 2017 Rachel Carson Prize from the Society for the Social Studies of Science for her book, HIV Exceptionalism: Development Through Disease in Sierra Leone (University of Minnesota Press, 2015). Pablo Boczkowski, Professor of Communication Studies, has co-edited, with C.W. Anderson, Remaking the News: Essays on the Future of Journalism Scholarship in the Digital Age (MIT Press, 2017). Daniel Immerwahr has been granted tenure in the History Department and won an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for 2017-18 to work on his new book, How to Hide an Empire.

Congratulations to Undergrad Affiliates

Rui Zhou (SHC advisory board rep, 2016-17) has been accepted to UCLA where he will undertake a PhD in political theory.