Jen Croissant (PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Science & Technology Studies, 1994) is interested in the sociology of science and technology, particularly feminist science studies. Graduate Teaching includes ‘Science & Social Theory,’ ‘Technology & Social Theory,’ and the core GWS Seminar ‘Feminist Knowledge Production,’ while undergraduate teaching includes GWS160C (TRAD 103): Technology & Society, and GWS 317: Science Fiction Studies. Recent work includes an NSF sponsored grant on “Collaboration and Climate: The Social Organization of Collaboration in the Chemical Sciences,” (2011-2014) with Co-PI Laurel Smith-Doerr of Boston University Department Sociology. Other works in progress include forthcoming papers on agnotology, pain mensuration, and related works on measurement and instrumentation in technoscience.
Ph.D. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1994