HSTM graduate student Bill Gurstelle published in Scientific American

William Gurstelle, a Ph.D. candidate in the HSTM program, recently published his article Beatrice Finkelstein, the Woman Who Fed the Astronauts in Scientific American. The article stems from his research methods paper on Beatrice Finkelstein which he wrote last spring. Along with working toward his Ph.D., Bill has also authored a dozen books on science and technology and serves as a contributing editor at Popular Science and Make magazines. Congratulations, Bill! 

headshot Bill Gurstelle


Cameron Lazaroff Puck's successfully defends his dissertation 

Congratulations to Dr. Cameron Lazaroff Puck who successfully defended his dissertation, "What Theories Are Made Of: How Industry and Culture Shaped Maxwell's Theories of Electromagnetism" on March 8. 

Cameron Lazaroff Puck


HST alum, Joe Cain's (Ph.D. 1995) work influenced University College London (UCL) to acknowledge its role in eugenics

Joe Cain, now a professor of history and biology at UCL, was quoted in a recent article published in The Guardian regarding the University's past role in, and subsequent apology for the propagation of eugenics. Read more.





University College London Quad