News & Events

Welcome to New Post-Doctoral Fellows!

Diana Kurkovsky West (Princeton PhD, 2013), former director of the STS Center at the University of St. Petersburg, joins the History Department to work on a book on Soviet cybernetics and architectural history. Onur Özgöde (Columbia PhD, 2015), former Research Fellow at Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University, joins the Sociology Department to finish a book on the history of systemic risk in international economics.

Welcome New Graduate Fellows!

Four new fellows join SHC’s wider community this year: Dexter Fergie (History); Kaelin Rapport (Anthropology); McKenzie Stupica (Art History); and Adam Syvertsen (English).

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.