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Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Northwestern University

I have a bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in the interdisciplinary field of science and technology studies. My research interests include: disaster studies, infrastructure studies, history of science and technology, public engagement of science, and Southeast Asian studies.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Northwestern University

Education

  • 2015 
    Cornell University, PhD in Science and Technology Studies
  • 2011 
    Cornell University, MA in Science and Technology Studies

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Wonders of Electricity: Historical Study of Popularization of a New Technology
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    NU Provost Grants for Research in Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts
  • 2019
    Summer Residential Institute in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Fellowship
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
  • 2019
    Assessing the Qatari news media’s capacities for fostering public understanding of and engagement with science: issues, challenges, opportunities and their socio-political implications
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Qatar National Research Fund
  • 2016
    Cultivating a Science-­Based Community and Scientific Culture in Qatar
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Qatar National Research Fund

Professional Memberships

  • Society for the Social Studies of Science
  • Society for History of Technology
  • Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences
  • Association for Asian Studies