I am currently a Guggenheim Pre-doctoral Fellow at the National AIr and Space Museum, and a Ph.D. Candidate in the History and Sociology of Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania. I am also an active member of several scholarly organizations and interdisciplinary communities.
American Meteorological Society
Appointed to the History Committee, 2009-12. Incoming Chair, 2010. Student member since 2004.
History of Science Society
Participant in the Earth and Environment Forum and the Graduate and Early Career Caucus. Co-organized the GECC's 2008 session "From Dissertation to Book." Member since 2001.
International Commission for History of Meteorology
Webmaster and Member of the Executive Committee, 2007-2009. Designed and Implemented first major website redesign since 2001. Member since 2003.
Society for History of Technology
Member since 2008.
Summer Policy Colloquium, AMS Policy Program
As an NSF-funded student participant, I became part of a network of operational meteorologists, researchers, and administrators specially trained to understand how the policy-making apparatus of the US Federal Government relates to atmospheric science. (American Meteorological Society, Washington, D.C. June 2004.)
Weather and Society * Integrated Studies
By participating in this two week workshop, I joined a growing community of interdisciplinary researchers who seek to integrate natural and social science to better understand vulnerability to hazards. (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado. August 2008.)
(Image: The International Commission for History of Meteorology at its 2004 meeting in Polling, Germany. My bearded phiz is in the very back row.)