Postdoctoral Fellow

Jonah Walters

Jonah Walters

PhD, Geography Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Jonah Walters is a human geographer whose research examines state and popular responses to mass social vulnerability. At ISG, he studies the sociotechnical construction of lethality in medicolegal death examination as a member of the BioCritical Studies Lab under the direction of Associate Professor Terence Keel. His current project interrogates the…

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David Peterson

David Peterson

PhD, Northwestern University David Peterson is a sociologist who studies the practices and politics of social science in laboratories, in the broader academy, and in society. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow working with Aaron Panofsky and Chris Kelty on a study (NSF #1734683) looking at changes in scientific practice and organization in response to anxieties about “replication crises” in…

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Yonatan Binyam

Yonatan Binyam

Yonatan Binyam is a scholar of religions whose work investigates the intersections between religion and identity, especially the influence of Christian ideologies on the historical developments of anti-Semitism and race. He has researched the appropriation of Josephus’s Jewish War in late-antique Christianity, as well as the readaptations of Sefer Yosippon among medieval Coptic and Ethiopic Christians. As a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for…

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Kushan Dasgupta

Kushan Dasgupta

Kushan Dasgupta is a political and cultural sociologist who studies the roles that civil society actors play in the coordination and coproduction of scientific expertise and governmental authority. He has researched both grassroots bone marrow donation efforts and minimum wage policymaking. As a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Society and Genetics, he is researching how far-right groups appropriate genetics…

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Anne Le Goff

Anne Le Goff

PhD, Philosophy Anne Le Goff is a philosopher working in bioethics and science and technology studies. She uses the tools of philosophy and ethnography to ask how our concepts of and norms around life are transformed by practices in contemporary life sciences and biotechnologies, ethics, and our relationships to nonhuman animals. Her current research focuses on germ cells and the germline.…

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