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Science, Technology & Society Faculty

Contact

Research & Teaching Interests

Department

Lloyd Ackert
Lloyd Ackert Contact
Teaching Professor of History
5011 MacAlister
lta24@drexel.edu
215.895.0993
Research & Teaching Interests History of science & technology, ecology, Russian science Department
  • Department of History
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Peter Amato
Peter Amato Contact
Director, Programs in Philosophy; Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5030 MacAlister Hall
peterama@drexel.edu
215.895.1353
Research & Teaching Interests

Ethics, Marxism, Continental Philosophy

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

jfb83@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests

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

Department
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Department of History
Susan Bell, PhD
Susan Bell, PhD Contact
Professor of Sociology
3201 Arch Street, 294
susan.bell@drexel.edu
215.571.3266
Research & Teaching Interests

Sociology of health and illness; global and transnational health; reproductive health, rights and justice; experience of illness; narrative; visual sociology


Department
  • Department of Sociology
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Mary Ebeling
Mary Ebeling Contact
Director, Women's and Gender Studies; Associate Professor of Sociology; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
3201 Arch Street, 285
mfe@drexel.edu
215.895.6145
Research & Teaching Interests

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
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Christian Hunold
Christian Hunold Contact
Professor
3021-F MacAlister Hall
hunoldc@drexel.edu
215.895.6089
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Green Politics and Environmental Political Theory
  • Human-Animal Studies
  • Urban Sustainability
Department
  • Department of Politics
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Center for Public Policy
Kelly Joyce
Kelly Joyce Contact
Professor of Sociology
3101 Market Street, 220
kelly.a.joyce@drexel.edu
215.571.4449
Research & Teaching Interests

Political, cultural and organizational dimensions of clinical medicine, social dimensions of technological innovation, and technology, science and aging

Department
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Department of Sociology
Alison Kenner, PhD
Alison Kenner, PhD Contact
Associate Professor
3101 Market Street, Room 222
amk438@drexel.edu
215.895.2463
Research & Teaching Interests

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

Department
  • Department of Politics
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Department of History
Dr. Brent Luvaas
Dr. Brent Luvaas Contact
Director of the Minor Program in Anthropology; Associate Professor; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
Academic Building, 317
luvaas@drexel.edu
215.571.3660
Research & Teaching Interests

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

Department
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Dali Ma, Drexel University Associate Professor of Management
Dali Ma, Drexel University Associate Professor of Management Contact
Associate Professor of Management, Drexel LeBow College of Business
Gerri C. LeBow Hall 645
dm484@drexel.edu
215.895.1733
Research & Teaching Interests
  • inequality and status hierarchy
  • innovation and entrepreneurship
  • organization theory
  • social networks
  • sociology of China
Department
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Drexel Sociology Assistant Professor Amanda McMillan Lequieu
Drexel Sociology Assistant Professor Amanda McMillan Lequieu Contact
Assistant Professor
3201 Arch, Suite 210, Room 204
amanda.mcmillanlequieu@drexel.edu
215.571.3265
Research & Teaching Interests

Environmental sociology, political economy, place and space, rural-urban interface, qualitative and historical methodologies

Department
  • Department of Sociology
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Kevin Moseby, PhD
Kevin Moseby, PhD Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology
3201 Arch Street, 297
kevin.m.moseby@drexel.edu
215.571.3267
Research & Teaching Interests Social and cultural studies of bio-medicine and health Department
  • Department of Sociology
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jason Orne, PhD
Jason Orne, PhD Contact
Assistant Professor
3201 Arch Street, 205
jo466@drexel.edu
215.571.4349
Research & Teaching Interests Urban Sociology, Sexualities Studies, Qualitative Methodologies, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Social Psychology, Social Theory Department
  • Department of Sociology
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Gwen Ottinger, PhD
Gwen Ottinger, PhD Contact
Associate Professor
3101 Market Street, Room 200
ottinger@drexel.edu
215.571.4823
Research & Teaching Interests

Environmental justice, energy, air quality, citizen science, big data, expertise, science and engineering ethics

Department
  • Department of Politics
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Center for Public Policy
Flavia Padovani
Flavia Padovani Contact
Associate Professor of Philosophy
5034 MacAlister
fp72@drexel.edu
215.895.2433
Research & Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Logic

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Sharrona Pearl, Drexel University Associate Teaching Professor of Medical Ethics
Sharrona Pearl, Drexel University Associate Teaching Professor of Medical Ethics Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of Medical Ethics in the Department of Health Administration, Drexel College of Nursing and Public Health
Three Parkway Building, 1601 Cherry Street, Room 775
shp72@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Science studies
  • history of science and medicine
  • critical race, gender, and disability studies
  • media studies
Department
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Department of History
Jody A. Roberts
Jody A. Roberts Contact
Research Faculty, Center for Science, Technology & Society; Director, Center for Contemporary History and Policy, Chemical Heritage Foundation

jroberts@chemheritage.org
215.873.8281
Research & Teaching Interests

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

Department
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jonathan Seitz, PhD
Jonathan Seitz, PhD Contact
Assistant Department Head; Teaching Professor of History
3021-C MacAlister
jwseitz@drexel.edu
215.895.0996
Research & Teaching Interests

History of science, Italy, Europe

Department
  • Department of History
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Mimi Sheller
Mimi Sheller Contact
Director, Center for Mobilities Research and Policy; Professor of Sociology; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
3101 Market Street, Room 219
mimi.sheller@drexel.edu
215.571.3652
Research & Teaching Interests

Sustainable mobility and mobility justice: new cultures and infrastructures of travel, transport, mobile communication, and urbanism; Caribbean Studies: history, culture and political theory of the region, including intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and class; Caribbean mobilities: the relation between tourism, migration and air travel across the U.S.-Caribbean borders; tracing the histories and forecasting the futures of cultures of mobility and wider mobility regimes, including theorizing transitions in complex systems.

Department
  • Center for Mobilities, Research and Policy
  • Department of Sociology
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Chloe Silverman, PhD
Chloe Silverman, PhD Contact
Director, Center for Science, Technology & Society; Associate Professor
3101 Market Street, 221
cbs78@drexel.edu
215.571.4650
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Politics
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Dr. Andrew Smith
Dr. Andrew Smith Contact
Associate Professor
5041 MacAlister Hall
afs52@drexel.edu
215.895.2434
Research & Teaching Interests

Environmental Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Drexel Sociology Assistant Professor Kelly Underman, PhD
Drexel Sociology Assistant Professor Kelly Underman, PhD Contact
Assistant Professor
3201 Arch Street, 289
kdu24@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests

Medical education, the social construction of bodies and emotions, and the politics of scientific knowledge production

Department
  • Department of Sociology
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Kristene Unsworth, PhD
Kristene Unsworth, PhD Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
3401 Market, Ste 110-G
kristene.unsworth@drexel.edu
215.895.0277
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Center for Public Policy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Drexel University Associate Professor Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH
Drexel University Associate Professor Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH Contact
Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health; Affiliated Faculty, Department of History
Nesbitt Hall 454
myudell@drexel.edu
267.359.6084
Research & Teaching Interests

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

Department
  • Department of History
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Dr. Asta Zelenkauskaite
Dr. Asta Zelenkauskaite Contact
Associate Professor of Communication; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
3201 Arch Street, Suite 100, Room 165
az358@drexel.edu
215.895.1717
Research & Teaching Interests Social Media, User-Generated Content, Computer-Mediated Communication, Interactivity, Active Audience Analysis, Mobile Communication, Gender and Online Identity, Prosumer Culture, Internet of Things, Quantitative/Qualitative Research. Department
  • Department of Communication
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society