Placements (2011-2021)

Abbreviations:
(NAP) = non-academic position
(TT) = tenure track or equivalent
(T) = tenured or equivalent
(P) = post-doc or fellowship
(V) = visiting assistant professor, lecturer, adjunct or equivalent
 

Name

   

Year

Dissertation Title

Supervisor

Placement

             

Kazadirah, Atoosa

   

2021

Applying Mathematics to the Natural and Social World

Jim Brown

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, U. of Edinburgh (TT)

 

Qidwai, Sarah

   

2021

Sir Syed (1817-1898) and Science: The Place of Polymaths and Popularizers in Nineteenth-Century History of Science

Bernard Lightman

Postdoctoral Fellow, “Scientism and Empire.” University of Regensberg (P)

 

Mercuri, Mathew

   

 

2020

 

Basing Clinical Decisions on GRADE Recommendations: Implications for Practice and Lessons Learned about Evidence

 

Brian Baigrie

 

Assistant Professor, McMaster University (T); Sessional Lecturer, the U. of Toronto (V)

 

Dragos, Ioan 

   

 

2018

 

A New Framework for Social & Collective Epistemology

 

Paul Thompson

 

Contract Lecturer, Ryerson U. (V)

 

Koester, Elizabeth

   

 

2018

 

The Good Public: Eugenics and Law in Ontario, 1910 to 1938

 

Nikolai Krementsov

 

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, U. of Toronto (P)

 

Lussier, Kira

   

 

2018

 

Personality, Incorporated: Psychological Capital in American Management, 1960-1995

 

E. Brown/

M. Murphy

 

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Management and Innovation, and Institute for Gender and the Economy, U of Toronto (Mississauga (P)

 

Richter, Adam

   

 

2018

 

The Mathematical Minister: John Wallis (1616-1703) at the Intersection of Science, Mathematics, and
Religion

 

Yiftach Fehige

 

Associate Instructor, Brain Power Enrichment Programs Ltd. (V)

 

Schranz, Kristen

   

 

2018

 

A New Narrative for ‘Keir’s Metal’: The Chemical and Commercial Transformations of James Keir’s Copper
Alloy, 1770-1820

 

Trevor Levere

 

Independent Scholar (NAP)

 

Stemeroff, Noah

   

 

2018

 

Mathematics, Structuralism, and the Promise of Realism: A Study of the Ontological and Epistemological Implications of Mathematical Representation in the Physical Sciences

 

Jossi Berkovitz

 

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, University of Tel Aviv (P)

 

Lewis, Cory

   

 

2017

 

Medium Strength Modality in Science

 

Denis Walsh

 

Assistant Professor (teaching-stream), IHPST

 

Fulda, Fermin

   

 

 

2016

 

Natural Agency: An Ecological Approach

 

Denis Walsh

 

Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Toronto

 

Thicke, Michael

   

 

2016

 

Science-Market Analogies: A Philosophical Examination

 

Jossi Berkovitz

 

Web Developer, Humanities Commons (Michigan State University)

 

Greenham, Paul

   

 

2015

 

A Concord of Alchemy with Theology: Isaac Newton’s Hermeneutics of the Symbolic Texts of “Chymistry” and
Biblical Prophecy

 

Yiftach Fehige

 

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tel Aviv (P)

 

Lusk, Greg

   

 

2015

 

Quantifying Nature: Epistemology for Climate Science

 

Margaret Morrison

 

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Durham University (TT)

 

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

   

 

2015

 

Science as Creole: A Case Against Incommensurability

 

Brian Baigrie

 

Postdoctoral fellow, IDEaS Innovation Network, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
York University (P)

 

Stuart, Mike

   

 

2015

 

Thought Experiments in Science

 

Yiftach Fehige

 

Associate Professor, Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung (NYCU) University (V)Ambizione Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, University of Geneva (P)

 

Belanger, Christopher (Chris)

   

 

2014

 

On Philosophical Problems in the Foundations of Chaos Theory

 

Jossi Berkovitz

 

Senior Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service (NAP)

 

Bolinska, Agnes

   

 

2014

 

Epistemic Representation in Science and Beyond

 

Jossi Berkovitz

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, University of South Carolina (TT)

 

Gil-Riano, Sebastian

   

 

2014

 

Historicizing Anti-racism: UNESCO’s Campaigns Against Race Prejudice in the 1950’s

 

Marga Vicedo

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania (TT)

 

Koo, Alexander (Alex)

   

 

2014

 

Mathematical Explanation in Science

 

Jim Brown

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Toronto (TT)

 

Moore, Rebecca

   

 

2014

 

Living Inventions: Genetically Modified Organisms and the Canadian Patent System, 1976-2004

 

Marga Vicedo

 

Manager, Communications and Knowledge Mobilization, University of Guelph (NAP)

 

Nickerson, Sylvia

   

 

2014

 

Paper Index of the Mind: The Book and Printed Culture of Mathematics in England and Canada, 1830-1930

 

Craig Fraser

 

Contract Lecturer, Dept. of History, McMaster University (V)

 

Virdi, Jaipreet

   

 

2014

 

From the Hands of Quacks: Aural Surgery, Deafness, and the Making of a Surgical Specialty in 19th
Century London

 

Lucia Dacome

 

Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware (TT)

 

Weidenhammer, Erich

   

 

2014

 

Air, Disease, and Improvement in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Sir John Pringle, 1707-1782

 

Lucia Dacome/

T. Levere

 

Curator, University of Toronto Scientific Instruments Collection (NAP)

 

Wright, Aaron

   

 

2014

 

More than Nothing: Histories of the Vacuum in Theoretical Physics, 1927-1981

 

Chen-Pang Yeang

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Dalhousie University (TT)

 

Christopoulos, John

   

 

2013

 

Abortion in Late-Renaissance Italy

 

Lucia Dacome

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, University of British Columbia (TT)

Hoffman, Michelle

   

2013

Constructing School Science: Physics, Biology and Chemistry Education in Ontario High Schools, 1880-1940

Chen-Pang Yeang/

Y. Gingras

Assistant Director, Institute for Writing and Thinking, Bard College, NY (NAP)

 

Stoklosa, Anna

   

 

2013

 

The Concept of Evidence in Health Technology Assessments

 

D. Castle

 

Research Fellow, The University of Sydney, Australia (P)

 

Varma, Charissa

   

 

2013

 

Beyond Set Theory: The Relationship between Logic and Taxonomy from the Early 1930 to 1960

 

M.P. Winsor

 

Darwin Correspondent Project, University of Cambridge (P)

 

Barseghyan, Hakob

   

 

2012

 

A Theory of Scientific Change

 

Brian Baigrie

 

Assistant Professor, Victoria College, University of Toronto (teaching stream)

 

Earnshaw-Whyte, Eugene

   

 

2012

 

Modeling Evolution

 

Denis Walsh

 

Associate Professor, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology (T)

 

Gee, Teri

   

 

2012

 

Strategies of Defending Astrology: A Continuing Tradition

 

Alex Jones

 

Visiting Faculty, Dept. of Physics, Brigham Young University (V)

 

Hamilton, Vivien

   

 

2012

 

Establishing Authority: The Role of Physics in the Development of Radiology in Canada, Britain, and the United States, 1896-1928

 

Chen-Pang Yeang

 

Associate Professor, History of Science, Harvey Mudd College, CA (T)

 

Kriger, Sarah

   

 

2012

 

Fighting Ghosts, Playing Whist, and Fencing with Fire: Three Tech–nologies of Illusion in Performance in Nineteenth-century London

 

Janis Langins

 

Lecturer, School of Professional Communication, Ryerson University (V)

 

Record, Isaac

   

 

2012

 

Knowing Instruments: Design, Reliability, and Scientific Practice

 

Anjan Chakravartty

 

Academic Specialist, Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science, Michigan State University (V)

Smith (Abounader-Sofinowski), Brooke

   

2012

Model Selection and Experiment Design: Case Studies and How They Relate

Brian Baigrie

Jim Brown

Operations Research Analyst, US Army Aberdeen Test Center (NAP)

Turner, Jonathan

   

2012

The Defence Research Board of Canada, 1947 to 1977

Janis Langins

Career Educator, University of Toronto (NAP)

Gavrus, Delia

   

2011

Men of Strong Opinions: Identity, Self-representation and the Performance of Neurosurgery, 1919-1950

Lucia Dacome/

Pauline Mazumdar

Associate Professor and Chancellor’s Research Chair, The University of Winnipeg (T)

 

Hamm, Elizabeth

   

 

2011

 

Ptolemy’s Planetary Theory: An English Translation of Book One, Part A of the Planetary Hypotheses with Introduction and Commentary

 

A. Jones

 

Associate Professor, Integral Liberal Arts, Saint Mary’s College of California (T)

 

Liu, Patricia

   

 

2011

 

Creating Controversy: Science Writers, Corporate Funders, and Non-expert Scientists in the Debate over Prions (1982-1997)

 

Pauline

Mazumdar

 

Medical Writer and Editor for Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) (NAP)

 

Miller, Boaz

   

 

2011

 

A Social Theory of Knowledge

 

Anjan Chakravartty

 

Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Community Informatics, Zefat Academic College (T)

 

Ramsingh, Brigit

   

 

2011

 

The History of International Food Safety Standards and the Codex Alimentarius, 1955-1995

 

L. Dacome/P.M.H. Mazumdar

 

Senior Lecturer, U. of Central Lancashire (T)