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Science, Technology & Society Faculty

Name | Title | Contact Research | Teaching Interests Department | Center
Lloyd Ackert
Associate Teaching Professor of History
5011 MacAlister
lta24@drexel.edu
215.895.0993

History of scienceĀ & technology, ecology, Russian science

Department of History
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Peter Amato
Director, Programs in Philosophy; Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5030 MacAlister Hall
peterama@drexel.edu
215.895.1353

Ethics; Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy in Literature

Department of English and Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Associate Teaching Professor of Health Administration

jfb83@drexel.edu

Healthcare, medicine and ethics; aging and neurodegenerative diseases; science and technology studies

Center for Science, Technology and Society
Robert J. Brulle, PhD
Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science; Associate Professor of Public Health (School of PH)
3600 Market Street, Room 735
brullerj@drexel.edu
215.895.2294

Environmental policy and politics, critical theory, marine risk, social movements, environmental sociology.

Department of Sociology
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Robert D'Ovidio, PhD
Associate Dean for Humanities and Social Science Research and Graduate Education; Associate Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies
3401 Market Street, Room 110-A
robert.dovidio@drexel.edu
215.895.1803

The intersection of computer technology, crime and the criminal justice system.

Department of Criminology and Justice Studies
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Mary Ebeling
Director, Women's and Gender Studies; Associate Professor of Sociology; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
3600 Market Street, Room 721
mfe@drexel.edu
215.895.6145

Sociology of science and technology, data brokers and big data, healthcare privacy, marketing communication, medicine, health, knowledge and power in late capital, the production of value and alternatives, anarchism and democratic potentials of artist-run spaces, collectives and feminist methodologies

Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Department of Sociology
Christian Hunold
Associate Professor
3021-F MacAlister Hall
hunoldc@drexel.edu
215.895.6089

Comparative politics, environmental politics, political theory

Department of Politics
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Center for Public Policy
Kirk Jalbert, PhD
Visiting Research Professor

kirkjalbert@gmail.com

Social studies of science and technology; citizen science; environmental justice; information transparency; knowledge infrastructures; energy policy

Center for Science, Technology and Society
Kelly Joyce
Director, Center for Science, Technology & Society; Professor of Sociology
3600 Market Street, Room 730
kelly.a.joyce@drexel.edu
215.571.4449

Science and technology studies, healthcare and medicine, qualitative social science methods, aging

Center for Science, Technology and Society
Department of Sociology
Alison Kenner, PhD
Assistant Professor
3600 Market Street
Office 732
amk438@drexel.edu
215.895.1040

Science, technology, and medicine, environmental health, cities and place, feminist theory, medical anthropology, experimental ethnography

Department of Politics
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Michael Khoo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Computing and Informatics

khoo@drexel.edu
215.895.1230

Information systems, educational technologies, digital libraries

Center for Science, Technology and Society
Scott Knowles
Interim Department Head; Associate Professor
3025 MacAlister Hall
sgk23@drexel.edu
215.895.2496

History of technology, disaster, and public policy

Department of History
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jake Lahne, PhD
Assistant Professor of Food Science, Department of Culinary Arts and Food Science, Center for Hospitality and Sport Management

jl3452@drexel.edu

Consumer-sensory science; flavor chemistry; Mixed-methods food studies

Center for Science, Technology and Society
Dr. Brent Luvaas
Associate Professor of Anthropology; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
PSA 111
luvaas@drexel.edu
215.571.3660

DIY and independent media production; transnational consumer culture; popular music; new media and mediated subjectivities; youth culture in the US and Indonesia.

Department of Anthropology
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Gwen Ottinger, PhD
Associate Professor

geo29@drexel.edu

Social studies of science and technology, environmental justice,science and engineering ethics, environmental ethics

Department of Politics
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Flavia Padovani
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
5034 MacAlister
fp72@drexel.edu
215.895.2433

Interplay between science and philosophy in the early twentieth century, the nature of scientific principles, the structure of scientific theories and theory change, and problems surrounding the intertwined themes of measurement and coordination

Department of English and Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jody A. Roberts
Research Faculty, Center for Science, Technology & Society; Director, Center for Contemporary History and Policy, Chemical Heritage Foundation

jroberts@chemheritage.org
215.873.8281

Intersections of emerging molecular sciences and public policy and the ways in which tensions brought about between the two get resolved

Center for Science, Technology and Society
John Rossi
Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Public Health

jar444@drexel.edu
215.762.4652

Bioethics, ethics education for students as well as other public health audiences

Center for Science, Technology and Society
Tiago Saraiva
Assistant Professor
5014 MacAlister
tfs37@drexel.edu
215.895.6870

History of science, history of technology, environmental history, science and technology studies

Department of History
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jonathan Seitz, PhD
Director of Undergraduate Studies; Associate Teaching Professor of History
3021-C MacAlister
jwseitz@drexel.edu
215.895.0996

History of science, Italy, Europe

Department of History
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Portrait of Nicholas Shapiro
Visiting Research Professor

NShapiro@chemheritage.org

Everyday infrastructure, DIY scientific instrumentation, biopolitics, critical theory, multispecies ethnography

Center for Science, Technology and Society
Mimi Sheller
Director, Center for Mobilities Research and Policy; Professor of Sociology; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
3600 Market Street, Room 729
mimi.sheller@drexel.edu
215.571.3652

Mobilities Research: travel, transport, mobile communication, migration; Sustainable Mobility and Mobility Justice: low-carbon transitions and futures; Caribbean Studies: citizenship, mobilities, tourism, migration, geo-ecologies; Mobile Locative Art: digital art and public space, mobile mediality, AR; Urban Theory: space, place, temporalities and planetary urbanism

Center for Mobilities, Research and Policy
Department of Sociology
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Chloe Silverman, PhD
Associate Professor
5014 MacAlister
cbs78@drexel.edu
Department of Politics
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Amy Slaton
Professor
5015 MacAlister
slatonae@drexel.edu
215.895.2061

History of technology, labor, race

Department of History
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Dr. Andrew Smith
Associate Professor
5041 MacAlister Hall
afs52@drexel.edu
215.895.2434

Philosophy of Sustainability, Social and Political Philosophy, American Philosophy

Department of English and Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Kristene Unsworth
Assistant Professor, College of Computing and Informatics
Rush 409
ku26@drexel.edu
215.895.6016
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Center for Public Policy
Michael Yudell
Associate Professor, School of Public Health; Affiliated Faculty, Department of History

myudell@drexel.edu
215.762.6515

Autism spectrum disorders, bioethics, emergency preparedness, ethics, gene-environment interaction, genomics, history of public health

Department of History
Center for Science, Technology and Society