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Core Faculty

Name Research Area Title Position Email
Brian Baigrie Philosophy of early modern science Associate Professor Core Faculty brian.baigrie@utoronto.ca
Hakob Barseghyan Philosophy of Science, Theory of Scientific Change Assistant Professor Core Faculty hakob.barseghyan@utoronto.ca
Joseph Berkovitz Philosophy of Probability, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Economics Associate Professor Core Faculty joseph.berkovitz@utoronto.ca
Lucia Dacome History of medicine Associate Professor Core Faculty lucia.dacome@utoronto.ca
Yiftach Fehige Christianity and science Associate Professor Core Faculty yiftach.fehige@utoronto.ca
Craig Fraser History of mathematics Professor Core Faculty craig.fraser@utoronto.ca
Nikolai Krementsov History of biology and of medicine Professor Core Faculty n.krementsov@utoronto.ca
Michael Miller Core Faculty
Mark Solovey History and philosophy of the social sciences Assistant Professor Core Faculty mark.solovey@utoronto.ca
Wen-Ching Sung Medical anthropology; anthropology of science and technology Assistant Professor Core Faculty wenching.sung@utoronto.ca
Marga Vicedo History of biology Associate Professor Core Faculty marga.vicedo@utoronto.ca
Denis Walsh Philosophy of biology Professor Core Faculty denis.walsh@utoronto.ca
Rebecca Woods History of technology Assistant Professor Core Faculty rebecca.woods@utoronto.ca
Chen-Pang Yeang History of physics Associate Professor Core Faculty chenpang.yeang@utoronto.ca

Affiliates

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(Members of the Graduate Faculty of the IHPST from other University of Toronto departments, or external to the University of Toronto, and Professors Emeriti)

Name Research Area Title Position Email
James Robert Brown Philosophy of science Professor,
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Affiliates jrbrown@chass.utoronto.ca
Anjan Chakravartty Philosophy of science Professor,
Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
Affiliates chakravartty.1@nd.edu
Yves Gingras History of Physics Professor,
Department of History, UQAM
Affiliates gingras.yves@uqam.ca`
Daniel J. Goldstick Philosophy of Science Professor Emeritus,
of the Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Affiliates
Bert Hall History of Technology Affiliates, Professor Emeritus Emeriti Professors bert.hall@utoronto.ca
Ingrid Hehmeyer History of Arabic and Islamic Sciences and Technology Professor,
Department of History, Ryerson University
Affiliates iheymeye@history.ryerson.ca
Philippe Huneman Philosophy of biology, philosophy of medicine, Kantism and modern German philosophy, history of 18th-19th century biology, philosophy of science Professor,
IHPST (CNRS), University of Paris
Affiliates huneman@wanadoo.fr
Janis Langins History of Technology Professor Emeritus
of the IHPST, University of Toronto
Affiliate, Emeriti Professors j.langins@utoronto.ca
Trevor Levere History of Chemistry University Professor Emeritus
of the IHPST, University of Toronto
Affiliate, Emeriti Professors trevor.levere@utoronto.ca
Bernard Lightman Science and Religion Professor,
Division of Humanities, York University
Affiliates lightman@yorku.ca
Pauline M.H. Mazumdar History of Medicine Professor Emeritus
of the IHPST, University of Toronto
Affiliates pmazumda@chass.utoronto.ca
Margaret Morrison Philosophy of Physics and of Biology Professor,
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Affiliates mmorris@chass.utoronto.ca
Michelle Murphy History and Science and Technology Studies, race and sex, life sciences, technology, environmental studies, political economy, feminist and postcolonial studies Professor,
Department of History/Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto
Affiliates michelle.murphy@utoronto.ca
Steve Penfold Canada/North America, automobiles, energy, mass consumption Associate Professor,
History of Science and Technology, University of King’s College
Affiliates steve.penfold@utoronto.ca
William Seager Philosophy of Science, Leibniz, philosophy of mind Professor,
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Affiliates seager@utsc.utoronto.ca
Edward (Ned) Shorter History of Medicine, History of Psychiatry Professor; Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine; Professor of Psychiatry Affiliates history.medicine@utoronto.ca
Stephen D. Snobelen History of Science (Early Modern and 19th century), science and religion, Isaac Newton, the popularization of science, radical theology in the Early Modern period, and Millenarianism Associate Professor,

History of Science and Technology, University of King’s College

Affiliates stephen.snobelen@dal.ca
Ronald B. De Sousa Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Biology; Philosophy Professor Emeritus,
of the Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Affiliates sousa@chass.utoronto.ca
Ross E.G. Upshur Philosophy of Medicine Professor,
Family and Community Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Affiliates ross.upshur@utoronto.ca
Mary P. Winsor History of Biology Professor Emeritus
of the IHPST, University of Toronto
Affiliates, Emeriti Professors polly.winsor@utoronto.ca
David A. Wolfe Economics of Innovation and Technology Transfer Professor,
Department of Political Science, University of Toronto
Affiliates david.wolfe@utoronto.ca

Emeriti Professors of the IHPST

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Name Research Area Title Position Email
Bert Hall History of Technology Professor Emeritus Emeriti Professors bert.hall@utoronto.ca
Janis Langins History of Technology Professor Emeriti Professors j.langins@utoronto.ca
Trevor Levere History of Chemistry University Professor Emeritus Emeriti Professors trevor.levere@utoronto.ca
Pauline Mazumdar History of Medicine Professor Emeritus Emeriti Professors pmazumda@chass.utoronto.ca
Paul Thompson Philosophy of biology and of medicine Professor Core Faculty p.thompson@utoronto.ca
Mary Winsor History of Biology Professor Emeritus Emeriti Professors polly.winsor@utoronto.ca

 

Visiting Scholars

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Name Research Area Title Position Email
Antoine Corriveau-Dussault Philosophy of ecology, environmental ethics, philosophy of biology, ethics, and metaethics SSHRCC Post-Doctoral Fellow (IHPST Visiting Research Fellow) Post-Doctoral Fellow antoine.dussault@utoronto.ca
Jing Huang Science and technology Management and policy Visiting Professor, Home Institution: Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences Visiting Professor hj86010@hotmail.com
Kenton Kroker Historical reconstruction of the outbreaks of epidemic encephalitis across the world between the two World Wars. Visiting Professor, Home Institution: Science and Technology Studies, York University Visiting Professor kkroker@yorku.ca

 

UTSIC Curator

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Name Research Area Title Position Email
Erich Weidenhammer Cataloguing of the University of Toronto’s historic scientific instruments Curator and Researcher and PhD alumnus of the IHPST University of Toronto Scientific Instruments Collection Project (UTSIC) erich.weidenhammer@utoronto.ca

 

Administrators of the IHPST

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Academic Administrators

Name Research Area Title Position Email
Brian Baigrie Philosophy of Early Modern Science Associate Professor and Colloquia Coordinator Academic Administrators,Core Faculty baigrie@chass.utoronto.ca
Lucia Dacome History of Medicine Associate Professor and Acting Director of Graduate Studies Academic Administrators,Core Faculty lucia.dacome@utoronto.ca
Yiftach Fehige Christianity and Science Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Academic Administrators,Core Faculty yiftach.fehige@utoronto.ca
Craig Fraser History of Mathematics Professor, Director and Acting Director of Graduate Studies Academic Administrators,Core Faculty craig.fraser@utoronto.ca
Chen-Pang Yeang History of Physics Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies Academic Administrators,Core Faculty chenpang.yeang@utoronto.ca

Administrative Staff

Name Research Area Title Position Email
Denise Horsley Graduate and Undergraduate Academic Assistant Administrative Staff denise.horsley@utoronto.ca
Muna Salloum Business Manager and Executive Assistant to the Director Administrative Staff muna.salloum@utoronto.ca

Graduate Students

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Name Research Area Title Position Email
Esther Atkinson Eighteenth century medicine; 18th century childhood PhD candidate Graduate Student esther.atkinson@utoronto.ca
Oana Baboi History of medicine, South Asian studies PhD candidate Graduate Student oana.baboi@mail.utoronto.ca
Jeni Barton History of technology; history of earth sciences PhD candidate Graduate Student jeni.barton@mail.utoronto.ca
Riiko Bedford PhD candidate Graduate Student riiko.bedford@mail.utoronto.ca
Donald Borrett Philosophy of science PhD candidate Graduate Student d.borrett@utoronto.ca
Mariya Boyko History of mathematics and mathematics education PhD candidate Graduate Student mariya.boyko@mail.utoronto.ca
Michael Cournoyea Philosophy of medicine; philosophy of biology PhD candidate Graduate Student michael.cournoyea@mail.utoronto.ca
Aleksandar Djedovic Philosophy of biology, philosophy of cognitive science PhD candidate Graduate Student alex.djedovic@mail.utoronto.ca
Chris Dragos Social epistemology; collective Epistemology; general epistemology; general philosophy of science PhD candidate Graduate Student chris.dragos@mail.utoronto.ca
Roula Faraj Epistemology, philosophy of Perception, history and philosophy of physics PhD candidate Graduate Student roula.faraj@mail.utoronto.ca
Curtis Forbes Scientific realism, science and values, late 19th century electrodynamics PhD candidate Graduate Student curtis.forbes@utoronto.ca
Jennifer Fraser History of medicine, science and technology studies, public health history, and Aboriginal health PhD candidate Graduate Student jenniferlindsey.fraser@mail.utoronto.ca
Gwyndaf Garbutt Epistemology and the movement of natural information into the vernacular in late medieval Europe PhD candidate Graduate Student gwyndaf.garbutt@mail.utoronto.ca
Gary Graham Philosophy of physics; philosophy of quantum mechanics, specifically the justification of retrocausal solutions by means of current causal models PhD candidate Graduate Student gary.graham@mail.utoronto.ca
Jessica Hall Philosophy of mind, cognition and AI; philosophy of mathematics PhD candidate Graduate Student Jessie.hall@mail.utoronto.ca
Allan Hunt PhD candidate Graduate Student allan.hunt@mail.utoronto.ca
Atoosa Kasirzadeh General philosophy of science, philosophy and history of mathematics, philosophy of probability, formal epistemology and decision making PhD candidate Graduate Student atoosa.kasirzadeh@mail.utoronto.ca
Aaron Kenna General philosophy of science, history and philosophy of probability and statistics, history and philosophy of scientific method PhD candidate Graduate Student aaron.kenna@mail.utoronto.ca
Craig Knox Philosophy of psychiatry PhD candidate Graduate Student craig.knox@mail.utoronto.ca
Elizabeth Koester History of medicine and eugenics PhD candidate Graduate Student elizabeth.koester@mail.utoronto.ca
Sophie LeBlanc History of computing-aided design technology PhD candidate Graduate Student sophie.leblanc@utoronto.ca
Aaron Lepp Science and religion; social epistemology; and philosophy of science PhD candidate Graduate Student aaron.lepp@mail.utoronto.ca
Cory Lewis Philosophy of science, with a focus on biology PhD candidate Graduate Student cory.lewis@mail.utoronto.ca
Karl Loszak Philosophy of mind; and history of psychoanalysis M.A. candidate Graduate Student karl.loszak@mail.utoronto.ca
Kira Lussier History of psychology, STS PhD candidate Graduate Student kira.lussier@utoronto.ca
Mathew Mercuri Philosophy of medicine PhD candidate Graduate Student mathew.mercuri@utoronto.ca
Bernard Neary M.A. candidate Graduate Student bern.neary@mail.utoronto.ca
Andrew Oakes History of astronomy PhD candidate Graduate Student andrew.oakes@mail.utoronto.ca
Nicholas Overgaard Models of scientific communities, social ontology, social epistemology PhD candidate Graduate Student nicholas.overgaard@mail.utoronto.ca
Paul Patton Philosophy of cognitive science; philosophy of neuroscience; and philosophy of biology PhD candidate Graduate Student paul.patton@mail.utoronto.ca
Bruce J. Petrie History of mathematics PhD candidate Graduate Student b.petrie@mail.utoronto.ca
Sarah Qidwai History of evolutionary biology and South Asian studies PhD candidate Graduate Student sarah.qidwai@mail.utoronto.ca
Toby Reid History of astronomy; history and philosophy of cosmology; history and philosophy of the (general) theory of relativity; philosophy of technology (forecasting) PhD candidate Graduate Student toby.reid@mail.utoronto.ca
Adam Richter Science and religion PhD candidate Graduate Student adam.richter@mail.utoronto.ca
Greg Rupik History and philosophy of biology PhD candidate Graduate Student greg.rupik@mail.utoronto.ca
Kristen Schranz History of chemistry PhD candidate Graduate Student kristen.schranz@mail.utoronto.ca
Clara Steinhagen History of medicine and epidemiology PhD candidate Graduate Student clara.steinhagen@mail.utoronto.ca
Noah Stemeroff Philosophy of physics; philosophy of mathematics; scientific realism PhD candidate Graduate Student noah.stemeroff@mail.utoronto.ca
Felix Walpole Philosophy of biology PhD candidate Graduate Student felix.walpole@mail.utoronto.ca
Fan Zhang Epistemology, structuralism; philosophy of science; archaeological theory PhD candidate Graduate Student f.zhang@utoronto.ca
 
 

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