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Kira Lussier is an interdisciplinary historian of the human sciences, with diverse teaching and research interests in historical and critical studies of psychology, management, and selfhood. Her SSHRC-funded dissertation, “Personality, Incorporated,” traces a history of psychological testing in postwar American corporations to show how human’s psychological capacities have become an important form of human capital in the knowledge economy. She holds an honours BA in history from McGill University and a MA in history of science from the IHPST. She is an affiliated researcher at the Technoscience Research Unit and a Junior Fellow of Victoria College, and was a co-organizer of the Techniques of the Corporation conference. Her work has been published in Business History Review and the History of Psychology.

Twitter: @kiralussier


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  • E-mail address: kira.lussier@utoronto.ca