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Joseph Baxley
2nd year, History Track
Email: jbaxley@nd.edu
Joseph recieved his B.S. in Physics from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Areas of Interest: History of Astronomy in Medieval Mediterranean and Europe, Medieval Islamic Natural Philosophy

Martin Beers

Martin Beers
3rd year, Philosophy Track
Email: mbeers1@nd.edu
Martin received his B.A. in Liberal Arts from Thomas Aquinas College in 2015.
Areas of Interest: History and Philosophy of Science and Mathematics, The Aristotelian Tradition, Thomas Aquinas
 

Char Brecevic

Char Brecevic
2nd year, Philosophy Track
Email: cbrecevii@nd.edu
Char received her B.A. in Philosophy and B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Colorado in 2013. She is now a PhD student in the philosophy track of the History and Philosophy of Science Program and a graduate minor in the Gender Studies Program.
Areas of Interest: Metaphysics of and Social Values associated with Experimental Design, particularly with Respect to the Human Sciences

Paromita Chaudhuri
2nd year, History Track
Email: pchaudh1@nd.edu

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Jamee Elder
4th year, Philosophy Track
Email: jelder@nd.edu
Jamee graduated with a B.A.(Hons) and B.Sc. in Philosophy from the University of Canterbury in 2012. She received her M.Phil. (Philosophy) from the University of Cambridge in 2014.
Areas of Interest: Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science, and Ethics of Emerging Technologies
 

 

Jude Galbraith

Jude Galbraith
3rd year, Philosophy Track
Email: jgalbra1@nd.edu
Jude graduated from the University of Dallas in 2014 with a B.A. in Philosophy. 
Areas of Interest: Technology and Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, History of the Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Medicine, Science Policy

 

Ashton Green

Ashton Green
2nd year, Philosophy Track
Email: agreen13@nd.edu
Research Interests: Isaac Newton, Theories of Space, Neoplatonism, Early Modern Metaphysics, History of Physics, Ancient and Medieval Metaphysics, Jewish and Islamic Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Religion

 

Samuel Hall

Samuel Hall
1st year, Theology Track
Email: shall9@nd.edu
Samuel graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy from Transylvania University in 2011. He recevied his M.A. in Philosophy and Theology from Boston College in 2016.
Areas of Interest: General Philosophy of Science, Religious Epistemology, Trust, Science and Values, 'Ethics of Belief'

 

John Hanson
4th year, Philosophy Track
Email: jhanson3@nd.edu
John graduated with his B.A. in Philosophy and History from the University of Minnesota in 2008.  He recevied his M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in 2012.
Areas of Interest: Philosophy and History of Science, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics

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Xiaoxing Jin
5th year, History Track

Email: xjin1@nd.edu

Xiaoxing received his M.A. in History of Science from Peking University in 2012. His dissertation project investigates the dissemination of Darwinian ideas in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century in China, with an emphasis on the translation, transmutation, and reception of the Origin of Species in China.

Areas of Interest: Charles Darwin and Evolutionary Ideas, History of Science in China, Intellectual History, History of Biology, and History of Science

 

Lopez Lucian

Lucian Lopez, OSB

1st year, History Track

Email: ilopez@nd.edu
Lucian received his M.A. in History from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2011, then went on to receive a M.A. in Theology from Saint John's School of Theology in 2017.

Areas of Interest: Monastic History, Science and Magic in Medieval Monasteries, Folk Magic, Late Antiquity, Syncretism and Colonization, Christianization, The Occult, Monastic Demonologies, Metaphysics, Alchemy, Herbalism, Hildegard of Bingen, Johannes Trithemius, and Hermes Trismegistus
 

Gregory Macklem

Gregory Macklem
History Track
Email: gmacklem@nd.edu
Gregory received his B.Sc. in Mathematics and Biology from the University of Michigan in 1993.
Current position: Society Coordinator for the History of Science Society
 

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Michelle Marvin
4th year, Theology and Science track
Email: mmarvin@nd.edu
Michelle graduated with her B.A. in Mathematics and Music (double major) in 2004 from SUNY Potsdam.  She received her M.Ed. from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2006 and her MA(TS) from St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry in 2014.
Her primary research interests address the question: What happens to self-identity when, through neuro-degenerative memory loss (such as Alzheimer's Disease), a person forgets God? She is using a historically and philosophically informed approach to develop a theological anthropology that dialogues with the sciences of the mind, in order to investigate the problem of memory loss and what it means to be a 'self' from individual, relational, and communal perspectives. 
Areas of Interest: History and Philosophy of the Mind Sciences, Theology and Science Dialogue

Sara Naramore HPS

Sarah Naramore
6th year, History Track
Email: snaramor@nd.edu
Sarah received her B.A. in History and Biology (double major) from Lafayette College in 2012. Her dissertation, "I Sing the Body Republic: Benjamin Rush and the Making of American Medicine," explores the intersection between medical theory and nation-building in the post-revolutionary United States (approximately 1789-1813). Rush developed an "American medicine" adapted from Scottish, French, and Carribbean practitioners, in response to the unique social and environmental challenges of the young republic.
Areas of Interest: Health and Environment, Early Public Health Movements, and Citizenship in the American Early National Period

Julianna Poole

Julianna Poole
3rd year, History Track
Email: jpoole@nd.edu
Julianna graduated with her B.S. in Microbiology from the Ohio State University in 2012. She received her M.A. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University in 2014.
Areas of Interest: Medieval Science and Medicine

 

 

Sebastian Murgueitio Ramirez

Sebastian Murgueitio Ramirez
3rd year, Philosophy track
Education: B.A., Philosophy and B.S., Physics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, 2014
Email:  smurguei@nd.edu
Areas of Interest: Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science, and Metaphysics

 

Maureen Ryland
2nd year, Philosophy Track
Email: mryland1@nd.edu

Jeremy Steeger

Jeremy Steeger
5th year, Philosophy Track
Email: jsteeger@nd.edu
Jeremy graduated with a B.S. in Physics from MIT in 2013. His research in the History and Philosophy of Science Program focuses on the metaphysics, logic, and epistemology of quantum theories - particularly where the concerns of these fields intersect.
Areas of Interest: Philosophy of Physics, Formal Epistemology, and Philosophical Logic

Shu Xia
2nd year, Philosophy Track
Email: sxia@nd.edu

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Faeze (Fafa) Fazeli
1st year, Philosophy Track
Email: ffazeli@nd.edu
Fafa graduated from Shahid Beheshti University in 2010 with a B.A. and a M. A. in Philosophy. She recieved a M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Toledo in 2017.
Areas of Interest: Femimist Philosophy of Science, Science and Values, and Gadamer