My broad research interests cover global approaches to the history and philosophy of science, from 1750 to the present day.
Bumps beyond borders: a global history of phrenology 1815-1850.
During the first half of the nineteenth century, phrenologists interacted globally: skulls were collected in China and South America, societies cross-circulated journals between Edinburgh and Calcutta, and translations of French phrenological texts were imported into Melbourne and Boston, USA.
My thesis explores the role of this global circulation in the making of phrenological knowledge.
I am the current holder of the Tarner Studentship at Trinity College, University of Cambridge.