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Assistant Professor of History, University of Alabama in Huntsville (2011-present)


Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Ph.D. History and Philosophy of Science (December, 2012)

Dissertation title: “Experimenting with Chemical Bodies: Science, Medicine, and Philosophy in the Long History of Reinier de Graaf’s Experiments on Digestion, from Harvey to Bernard”

Supervisor: Domenico Bertoloni Meli

Committee members: William R. Newman, Jutta Schickore, Sander Gliboff


M.A. History and Philosophy of Science (2007)


Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI

B.S. History and Mathematics (double major), summa cum laude (2003)


Honors and Awards

Shryock Medal Winner, American Association for the History of Medicine  (2012)

Victor E. Thoren Graduate Student Research Fellowship, IU HPS Award (2012)

Partington Prize Winner, Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (2011)

Chemical Heritage Foundation Sidney M. Edelstein Fellowship (renewed, 2010-2011)

Chemical Heritage Foundation Sidney M. Edelstein Fellowship (2009-2010)

Indiana University Dissertation Year Fellowship (2009-2010)

Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science Writing Fellowship (declined, 2009-2010)

National Science Foundation Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (2008)

Scaliger Fellowship, Scaliger Institute, Leiden University (2008)

Hanson Essay Prize, Indiana University History and Philosophy of Science Award (2007)

Research Assistant to William R. Newman, Indiana University Bloomington (2006-2009)

University Fellowship, Indiana University Bloomington (2004-2005)

Departmental Honors in Mathematics, Hillsdale College (2003)