Division for the History of Science and Technology (IUHPST)

2023 DHST Dissertation Prize

We are very happy to announce the 2023 laureates of the DHST disseration prize.

Brad BOLMANN. “The Voyage of the Scientific Beagle: Dogs in the Physical and Biomedical Sciences.” (Harvard University, director: Peter L. Galison and David S. Jones)

Jolien GIJBELS. “The Perils of Birth: Obstetrics, Religion and Medical Ethics in Belgium, (ca. 1830-1914.” (KU Leuven, Belgium, director: Kaat Wils. Co-director: Michèle Goyens and Joris Vandendriessche).

Eric Moses GUREVITCH, “Everyday sciences in southwest India.” (University of Chicago, directors: Adrian Johns and Whitney Cox).

Kathryn MAXSON JONES. “That rose from the sea to astound us”: Aquatic biology, neurons, and the transformation of neurobiology, 1891-1952,” (Princeton University, US, Director: Angela Creager)

Brigitte STENHOUSE. “Mary Somerville: Being and Becoming a Mathematician.” (The Open University, UK, director: June Barrow-Green).

Ginevra SANTIVALE. “Technopolitical Resonance. Emotions, computers and socialism in Cold War Italy (1965-1990).” (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands, director: Dr. A. Guagnini)

Honorable mentions:

Katherine ARNOLD, “German Natural History Collectors in Southern Africa, 1815-1867.” (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, director: David Motadel).

Beans VELOCCI. “Binary Logic: Race, Expertise, and the Persistence of Uncertainty in American Sex Research.” (Yale University, director: Joanne Meyerowitz and Joanna Radin).