Bennett McIntosh

Position title: TA: History of Science 133 with Professor Nelson


Advisor: Nicole C. Nelson
Curriculum Vitae (pdf) | Website
Office: 4260 Mosse Humanities Building
Office Hours: Mon: 12pm-2pm

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I am a historian of science and technology, interested broadly in the politics and practices of scientific data sharing in the 21st century. I am writing a dissertation on genomic data and data infrastructures in the social sciences in the U.S. and Europe after the Human Genome Project.


M.A., UW-Madison (2022)

M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2017)

A.B., Princeton University (2016)


  • History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

MA Title

  • “Abstraction, Data-Centric Biology, and Social Science after the Genome”

Courses Taught as TA

  • Hist Sci 133: Biology and Society (Spring 2024)
  • Hist Sci 150: The Digital Age (Fall 2021)
  • Hist Sci 202: The Making of Modern Science (Spring 2022)