Profiles in "History of Science" Expertise Area

  • Nadesan teaches courses that look at risk and crisis communications, bio-ethics, economic and corporate communication, propaganda and online social advocacy, and interpretive and critical methods.
  • 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 Decision Theater at ASU.
  • Maienschein explores the history and philosophy of development and cell biology, exploring 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 & medicine, 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.