Brown Bag Lecture: Toxic Globe
Join Members of the Real World Magic Team for a Brown Bag Lecture by Lucas Mueller, Price Dissertation Fellow at the Science History Institute. Get out and spend time with humans; before we are all turned into Cyborgs. Meet at the entrance 11:45.
About the Speaker
Lucas Mueller is a historian of science and medicine in the 20th century. His research analyzes the interplay of scientific knowledge, expertise, and politics, focusing on the institutions and practices of international research in the postcolonial world. His current project concerns the international history of carcinogens at the intersection of cancer research, nutrition science, and agricultural research since 1960 in Great Britain, Kenya, India, and the United States. His research also draws on methods in science and technology studies, environmental history, and international history.
Lucas is a PhD candidate in the Program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Price Dissertation Fellow at the Science History Institute. He received degrees in chemistry from ETH Zurich and a master’s degree in history of science, medicine, and technology from Imperial College and University College London. His research has been supported by the Social Science Research Council, the National Science Foundation, and the Science History Institute.