Yulia Frumer

I study the development of science and technology in Japan. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins I obtained a Masters degree from the Cohn Institute for the History of Sciences and Ideas at Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. from the History of Science Program at Princeton University. I subsequently spent a year at the Max…

Kat Haklin

Kat Haklin is a PhD candidate in French Literature at the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.  Her dissertation entitled “Espaces clos, espaces éclos: Enclosure in French Literature from Les Fleurs du Mal to Germinal” focuses on the concept of enclosure—defined as the perception of spatial surroundings that appear to close inwards—and demonstrates…

Tom Özden-Schilling

Tom Özden-Schilling is an assistant professor of Department of Anthropology. He received his Ph.D from the MIT Program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS) in 2016. Tom’s work investigates how expert institutions in rural communities in North America conceptualize social continuity and change during times of disruption and uncertainty. His current book…

Morgan Shahan

Morgan Shahan is a PhD candidate in 20th Century U.S. history at Johns Hopkins University. As a social and cultural historian, she is broadly interested in the intersection of social movements, race and racism, and the carceral state. Her dissertation, tentatively entitled “Managing Deviancy: Parole, Prediction, and Carceral Development, 1895-1939,” concerns the development and evolution…

Gail Geller

Gail Geller, ScD, MHS, is a Professor in the School of Medicine, core faculty in the Berman Institute of Bioethics (BI), and the BI’s Director of Education Initiatives. She holds joint appointments in the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Departments of Health, Behavior & Society and Health Policy & Management, and the Krieger School’s Department…

Marian Robbins, Program Coordinator

Marian earned her BA in Anthropology from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland as well as her MA in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Her passion for culture, context, and history led her to serve as the Project Coordinator & Staff Folklorist for the 2013 Chesapeake Folk Festival where she highlighted the…