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Curriculum Vitae

 

Bennett A. McIntosh

5084 Mosse Humanities Building

UW Madison – Department of History

455 N. Park St. Madison, WI 53706

bamcintosh@wisc.edu

Education

2022–

Ph.D. student, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI

Certificate in Science and Technology Studies

2022

M.A., History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI

2017

M.S., Science Writing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

2016

B.A., Chemistry, magna cum laude

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Research Projects

2022–

Open Science and Environmental Regulation

With Nicole Nelson, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

2015–2016

De novo protein library design & characterization

Lab of Michael Hecht, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

2015

De novo polypeptide design & characterization

Lab of Louise Serpell, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

2014

Computational simulation of restriction enzyme dynamics

Lab of Rüdiger Ettrich, Czech Academy of Sciences, Nové Hrady, CZ

2013

Transcriptomics of S. cerevisiae respiration cycle

Lab of Megan McClean, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Other Professional Experience

2022–

Editorial Project Assistant

Social Studies of Science

2016–

Freelance Science Reporter & Editor

Harvard Magazine; NOVAnext; Oceanus; Princeton Alumni Weekly; Science for the People

2018–2020

Science Communications Contractor

Hertz Foundation; National High Magnetic Field Laboratory; Princeton University, University of Georgia

2017–2018

Communications Officer

The Fannie & John Hertz Foundation, Livermore, CA

2017

Public Affairs Intern

University of California, San Francisco Office of Public Affairs, San Francisco, CA

2016

Science Writing Intern

Princeton University Office of the Dean for Research, Princeton, NJ

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2017

Al-Garawi, Z. S., B. A. McIntosh, D. Neill-Hall, A. A. Hatimy, S. M. Sweet, M. C. Bagley, and L. C. Serpell. “The Amyloid Architecture Provides a Scaffold for Enzyme-like Catalysts.” Nanoscale 9, no. 30 (2017): 10773–83. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7NR02675G

Conference Presentations

2022

McIntosh, B. “Abstraction, Data-Based Biology, and Social Science after the Genome.” April 2022, Midwest Junto for the History of Science, Ames, IA *Conference Cancelled due to COVID

2014

McIntosh, B., P. Grinkevich, A.R. Li, R. Ettrich. “Exploring the conformational space of a new domain in EcoR124I's translocation-restriction subunit.” July 2014, Conference of the 2nd Summer School in Molecular Biophysics and Systems Biology, Nové Hrady, CZ

Journalism & Other Public Writing

2016–

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Non-degree Coursework

2019

Risk, Fortune, and Futurity [STS.414]

Visiting student in graduate seminar in MIT’s History Anthropology, and STS program

2018

Societal and Political Implications of Technology [STS.462]

Visiting student in graduate seminar in MIT’s History Anthropology, and STS program

Awards & Honors

2020

Holtz Center Top-Up Award

Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies, UW-Madison. (Value: $4,000 over two years)

2016

Fulbright Award

Host institution: Lund University, Lund, SE. (Value: SEK 119,000 over one year; declined)

2016

High Meadows Research and Communications Fellowship

Host institution: Climate Central, Princeton, NJ. (Value: $73,500 over two years; declined)

Teaching Experience

As Teaching Assistant:

Spring 2022

The Making of Modern Science [Hist Sci 202, with Prof. Devin Kennedy]

Fall 2021

The Digital Age [Hist Sci 150, with Prof. Devin Kennedy]

Professional Development

2021

“The Discussion Project.” Three-day discussion-based pedagogy workshop, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, UW–Madison

2021

“Qualitative Research Methods: Analyzing Data.” Online course, MITx

2021

“Qualitative Research Methods: Conversational Interviewing.” Online course, MITx

Memberships

2020–

Society for the Social Studies of Science

2020–

History of Science Society

2014–2016

American Chemical Society

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