Career Tracker

NAME DEGREE FIRST JOB OUT OF PROGRAM CURRENT POSITION DISSERTATION/THESIS
         
Reba Luiken Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2019 Coordinator of Informal Interpretation, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Coordinator of Informal Interpretation, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum "Chicago’s Botanic Garden: A Garden in a Community"
Shawn Foster Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2019   Retired "Transfer of the Western Medical Profession to China - Riding with Missions and Dismissing Native Medicine, 1807-1937: Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Changsha"
John Heydinger Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2019     "Humans, Livestock and Lions in Northwest Namibia"
Alexander Greff M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2019      
Adam Fix Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2019 Visiting Assistant Professor, Program in HSTM (Univ. of Minn.) Visiting Assistant Professor, Program in HSTM (Univ. of Minn.) "Sensible Mathematics: The Science of Music in the Age of the Baroque"
Samuel Froiland M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2019   Graduate student at University of Illinois  
Kate Jirik Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2019 Freelance consulting   "American Institutions for the Feeble-Minded, 1876-1916"
Nicholas Lewis Ph. D. History of Science and Technology, 2019 Post-Doctoral Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratories Post-Doctoral Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratories "Safety in Numbers: Creating and Contesting the Los Alamos Approach to Supercomputing, 1942-1980"
Emmie Miller Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2019 Program Administrator, Program in HSTM, Univ. of Minn.  Program Administrator, Program in HSTM, Univ. of Minn.  "Empire of Ice: Arctic Natural History and British Visions of the North, 1500-1800"
Jessica Nickrand Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2019 Interim Assistant Director for Research, John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values Program Manager, Policy and Practice Programming, American Academy of Neurology "The Detroit Medical Center: Race and Renewal in the Motor City"
Quincy Washa M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2019 U.S. Military Forces U.S. Military Forces  
Emily Beck Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2018 Assistant Curator, Wangensteen Historical Library (Univ. of Minn.) Assistant Curator, Wangensteen Historical Library (Univ. of Minn.)

"Communities of Healing: Domestic Medicine and Society in Early Modern Italy"

Jieun Shin Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Institution Senior Professional, Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. "Displaying Cold War Technology and Science: The National Air and Space Museum, 1946-1976"
Kristina Cernekova M.A. History of Medicine, 2017      
Margaret Berggren (Hofius) M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2016      
Robert Bulander, M.D. Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2015   Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota "The Rude Unhinging: A Study in Shock"
Jonathan Clemens Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2015 Visiting Assistant Professor, Program in HSTM, University of Minnesota Instructional Design Coordinator, The Learning House "Defining Play: Producers, Mediators, and Users in the History of Video Arcade Games, 1971-1985"
Xuan Geng Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2015     "Serving China through Agricultural Science: American-Trained Chinese Scholars and “Scientific Nationalism” in Decentralized China (1911-1945)"
Barbara Reiterer Louis Ph.D. in History of Science and Technology, 2015 University of Vienna University of Vienna  
Margaret Charleroy Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2013 Population Center, University of Minnesota Research Fellow, University of Warwick Centre for History of Medicine

"Penitentiary Practice: Healthcare and Medicine in Minnesota State Prison, 1855-1930"

Joseph Martin Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2013 Visiting Assistant Professor, Colby College Assistant Professor, University of Durham  
Bryony Rogers M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2013      
Aimee Slaughter Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2013 Publications Outreach Manager, Los Alamos History Museum Museum Educator, Los Alamos History Museum "Radium Therapy in America, 1898-1939"
Frazier Benya Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2012 Program Officer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Senior Program Officer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

"Biomedicine Confronts Society: Congressional Hearings  and the Development of Bioethics, 1960-1975"

Sara Cammeresi M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2012   Self-employed, educator  
Cara Kinzelman Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2012   Health Policy Researcher, American College of Nurse-Midwives "A Certain Kind of Girl: Social Workers and the Creation of the Pathological Unwed Mother, 1918-1940"
Christine Manganaro Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2012 Assistant Professor, Maryland Institute College of Art Associate Dean of Liberal Arts in Undergraduate Studies, Maryland Institute College of Art "Assimilating Hawai’i: Racial Research in a Colonial “Laboratory,” 1919-1939"
Rita Murphy M.A. History of Medicine, 2012      
Richard C. Parks Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2012   Assistant Professor, Michigan State University "Hygiene, Regeneration, and Citizenship: Jews in the Tunisian Protectorate"
Vicki Pierre M.A. History of Medicine, 2012      
Nathan Crowe Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2011 Postdoctoral Associate, Arizona State  University Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Wilmington "A 'Fantastical' Experiment: Motivations, Practice, and Conflict in the History of Nuclear Transplantation, 1925-1970"
Neal Holtan Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2011   Retired "From Eugenics to Public Health Genetics in Mid-Twentieth Century Minnesota"
Matt McGeachy M.A. History of Medicine, 2011      
Jacob Steere-Williams Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2011   Assistant Professor, College of Charleston "The Perfect Food and the Filth Disease: Milk, Typhoid Fever, and the Science of State Medicine in Victorian Britain, 1850-1900"
Joline Zepcevski Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2011   Lecturer, Minneapolis College of Art and Design "Complexity and Verification: The History of Programming as Problem Solving"
Adrian Fischer M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2010   Curator of Instruments, The Bakken Museum  
Amy Fisher Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2010   Associate Professor, University of Puget Sound "An Arc Across Fields of Study: Electricity in Physics and Chemistry (1751-1807)"
Peter Kernahan, M.D. Ph.D. History of Medicine, 2010   Lecturer, University of Minnesota "Franklin Martin and the Standardization of American Surgery, 1890-1940"
Norrita Rech M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2010   Agency Finance and Operations, Contract and Grant Services - MN Department of Education  
Peter Schmidt Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2010 Grossmont College in San Diego Senior Lecturer, Arizona State University-Barret  
Joris Vandendriessche M.A. History of Medicine, 2010   Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO)  
Michael Ziomko M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2010   Vice President - Thompson & Associates  
Suzanne Fischer Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2009   Museum Director, Michigan History Center "V.D. on Display: Sexuality, Masculinity and the Business of American Popular Anatomical Institutes, 1900-1930"
Rachel Mason Dentinger Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2009   Associate Instructor, University of Utah  
Hyung Wook Park Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2009   Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University "Redefining Old Age: Shaping Scientific Research on Aging, 1900-1950"
Gina Rumore Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2009   Program Development Coordinator, Minnesota Population Center  
Somaditya Banerjee M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2007   Assistant Professor, Austin Peay State University  
Margot Iverson Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2007     "Blood Types: A History of Genetic Studies of Native Americans, 1919-1955"
Nicholas Martin M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2007      
Mary Anne Andrei Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2006   Photographer and news writer "Constructing Nature: Taxidermy and Museum Exhibition, 1794-1926"
Ronald Frazzini Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2006   Manager - Vario LLC "The Development of Italian Informatics: Technology Development of Olivetti Calculating Machines in the Global Business Machine Market"
Susan Rensing Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2006 Assistant Professor, Women's and Gender Studies, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Associate Professor, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Kansas State University "Feminist Eugenics in America: From Free Love to Birth Control, 1880-1930"
Karen Ross Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2006   Assistant Professor, Troy University "Simon Flexner and the Development of American Virology"
Richard Swanson M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2006      
Elisabeth van Meer Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2006   Adjunct Professor, College of Charleston "Engineering Beyond Politics? Professional Ideology, Scientific Management and the Evolution of Czechoslovakia, 1848-1948"
Paul D. Brinkman Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2005 Research Curator, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Head, History of Science Research Lab and Curator of Special Collections, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences "The Second American Jurassic Dinosaur Rush, 1895-1905"
Juliet Burba Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2005 Exhibit Developer, Science Museum of Minnesota Grants Developer, Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota “'Whence Came the Indians?' Developing a Science of Prehistory in America, 1880-1935"
Georgina M. Montgomery Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2005 Instructor, Montana State University Associate Professor, Michigan State University "Primates in the Real World: Place, Practice and the History of Primate Field Studies, 1924-1970"
James Satter M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2005   Manager of Public Operations, Science Museum of Minnesota  
Olivia Walling Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2005 Lecturer, University of California WAC/WID Coordinator, University of Mississippi "Nuclear Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, 1930-1960"
Jay Aronson Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Full Professor, Carnegie Mellon University "The introduction, contestation, and regulation of forensic DNA analysis in the American legal system (1984-1994)"
John Gustafson Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2004   Independent scholar "Wolfgang Pauli, 1900 to 1930: His early physics in Jungian perspective (Carl G. Jung)"
Paul Morf M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2004      
Don Opitz Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2004 Director, General College Math Center Associate Professor, Associate Dean, School for New Learning, De Paul University "Science, Gender, and Civility in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain: The Balfour Family Circle, 1865-1920"
Ioanna Semendeferi Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2003   Instructional and Research Associate Professor, University of Houston "Exploiting uncertainty in radiation limits: Monticello dissenters, health physicists, and the civilian nuclear-power debate (Minnesota)"
Kevin Francis Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2002   Faculty and Director of Master of Environmental Studies Degree Program, Evergreen State College "Debates over Pleistocene Extinction in the Twentieth Century"
Juan Ilerbaig Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2002   Associate Director, Modern Literature and Culture Research Center, Ryerson University "Pride in place: Fieldwork, geography, and American field zoology, 1850--1920"
Karin Matchett Ph.D History of Science and Technology, 2002   Independent scholar, writer, editor, and researcher "Plant Sciences Research and Agriculture in Mexico: Tensions and Collaboration Among Mexican and U.S. Scientists, 1935-1965"
David Sepkoski Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2002   Thomas M. Siebel Chair, University of Illinois "Numbers and Things: Nominalism and Constructivism in Seventeenth-Century Mathematical Philosophy"
Mary Thomas Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2001   Lecturer and Administrator, University of Minnesota  "Science, military style: Fortifications, science, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1802-1861 (Joseph Gilbert Totten, Jonathan Williams)"
Kai-Henrik Barth Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2000   Senior Assistant Dean for Research Support, Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service "Detecting the Cold War: Seismology and nuclear weapons testing, 1945--1970"
Alberto Martinez Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 2000 Resident Scholar, Dibner Library of History of Science and Technology Professor, University of Texas at Austin "The neglected science of motion: The kinematic origins of relativity"
Tania Munz M.A. History of Science and Technology, 2000 Research Scholar, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Chief Program Officer, American Academy of Arts and Sciences  
Amy Foster M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1999   Associate Professor, University of Central Florida  
Mark Largent Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1999   Associate Dean, Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University "The Social Applications of Biology: Vernon Lyman Kellogg and American Biology, 1890-1930"
Michael Reidy Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1999   Associate Professor, Montana State  University "The Flux and Reflux of Science: The study of the tides and the organizations of early Victorian science"
Efytchia Vayena Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1999   Professor, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich "The Pap Test and Cervical Cancer Screening in Post War United States, Britain & Greece"
Erik M. Conway Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1998   Historian, California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory "Blind landings: The evolution of aircraft landing aids, 1918-1950"
Diana Kenney M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1998   Science writer/editor, Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole  
Hugh Macgregor Smith, M.D. Ph.D. History of Medicine, 1998   Assistant Professor, Mayo Clinic  
Rodrigo Fernos M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1997   Professor, University of Puerto Rico  
John P. Jackson, Jr.  Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1997   Assistant Professor, University of Colorado-Boulder "The transformation of social science into modern authority in Brown v. Board of Education, 1945-1957"
Stephen B. Johnson Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1997   Associate Research Professor, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs "Insuring the future: The development and diffusion of systems management in the American and European space programs"
Christian C. Young Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1997   Professor, Alverno College "The development of wildlife biology in America: Maintaining nature on the Kaibab Plateau"
Robert Ferguson Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1996   NASA History Office "Technology and cooperation in American aircraft manufacture during World War II"
Shawn Rounds M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1996   State Archivist, Minnesota Historical Society  
Joe Cain Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1995   Professor, University College of London "Managing synthesis: Community infrastructure in the synthesis period of American evolutionary studies"
Rene Burmeister M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1994      
Brett Steele Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1994   Associate Professor, Khalifa University "The ballistics revolution: Military and scientific change from Robins to Napoleon"
Natalie McIntire M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1993   Independent Consultant   
Judy O'Neill Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1992     "The evolution of interactive computing through time-sharing and networking"
Charles Atchley Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1991     "The invention and discovery of the neutrino: Elusive reality and the nature of scientific acceptance." (Volumes I and II)
Paolo Palladino Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1991   Professor, Lancaster University "Entomology and ecology: The ecology of entomology. The 'insecticide crisis' and entomological research in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s: Political, institutional, and conceptual dimensions"
Bruce Palmquist M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1990   Professor, Central Washington University  
James Hall M.A. History of Science and Technology, 1989      
Brian Nichelsen Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1988     "Early jet engines and the transition from centrifugal to axial compressors: A case study in technological change"
Ho-Yin Tang Ph.D. History of Medicine, 1988      
Karen E. Johnson Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1986   Associate Professor, St. Lawrence University "Maris Goeppert Mayer and the Development of the Nuclear Shell Model"
Fred Fellows Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1985   Freelance writer "J. H. Van Vleck: The Early Life and Work of a mathematical Physicist (Correspondence Principle, Susceptibilities, Magnetism)"
Nahum Kipnis Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1984     "History of the Principle of Interference" (Optics)
Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra Ph.D. History of Medicine, 1984   Professor of Surgery and Adjunct in Medical Humanities, Michigan State University  
Eda Fowlks Kranakis Ph.D. History of Science and Technology, 1982   Professor, University of Ottawa "Technological Styles in America and France in the Early Nineteenth Century: The Case of the Suspension Bridge"
Dale Cary Smith Ph.D. History of Medicine, 1979   Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences