Profiles in "History of Science" Expertise Area

  • Pyne teaches courses on fire, the history exploration and science, and nonfiction writing. He is a world-renowned expert on fire and the history of fire.
  • Laubichler is a complex systems scientist, theoretical biologist and historian of science. He is director of the School of Complex Adaptive Systems and the Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative at ASU.
  • Maienschein explores the history and philosophy of development, genetics, and cell biology. They explore ways that biology, bioethics and bio-policy play out in society, with an emphasis on effective communication.
  • Ellison's research and teaching focus on research ethics and ethics education. She directs the School of Life Science Ethics Program and is the Associate Director of the Center for Biology and Society.
  • Jason Robert is Dean's Distinguished (Associate) Professor in the Life Sciences.
  • John Lynch's teaching interests include history of science, medical humanities, & Ancient Greece (in particular drama). He also advises pre-health students.
  • Hurlbut is trained in the history of modern biomedical and life sciences. His research lies at the intersection of science and technology studies, bioethics and political theory.
  • MacCord is an historian and philosopher of biology who specializes in regeneration, germline, and collaborating with scientists.
  • Mahmud Farooque's work at ASU's Washington Center focuses on linking science and innovation policy to improved decision-making and better societal outcomes.
  • Oberle's expertise areas include modern intellectual history, German and French history, political theory and social thought, the history of science and technology.