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2022 - present | Senior Lecturer in the History of Science, University of Edinburgh, Science Technology and Innovation Studies. |

2018 (Nov) - 2022 | Lecturer in the History of Science, University of Edinburgh, Science Technology and Innovation Studies. |

2018 (Sept-Oct) | NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University, Science in Human Culture Program. |

2016-2018 | Postdoctoral Fellow, Dartmouth College, Society of Fellows. |

2012-2016 | Princeton University, Program in History of Science. Doctor of Philosophy, History of Science. Advisor: Michael Gordin. Committee: Angela Creager, Philip Nord, David Aubin. Dissertation: `Distributions in Postwar Mathematics' [pdf, 2.5m]. |

2010-2012 | Princeton University, Program in History of Science. Master of Arts, History of Science. General examination fields: Modern Science (Michael Gordin, major field), Modern Europe (Philip Nord), Historiography of Mathematics (Matthew Jones, Columbia University). |

2009-2010 | University of Edinburgh, UK. Master of Science in Science and Technology Studies (by Research) with distinction. Advisor: Donald MacKenzie. Dissertation: `Mathematical Research in Context' [pdf, 3.1m]. |

2009 (July) | Central European University Summer University, Budapest, Hungary: `Mathematics and Narrative.' |

2008-2009 | St. John's College, University of Cambridge, UK. Master of Philosophy in History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science, Technology and Medicine. Advisor: Eleanor Robson. Dissertation: `Prehistories of Counting' [pdf, 210k]. |

2005-2008 | Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY. Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, summa cum laude, and History, Sociology, and Philosophy of Mathematics (College Scholar Program), summa cum laude, with Distinction in All Subjects. Advisors: Robert Strichartz, Michael Lynch, Timothy Murray. Dissertation: `Proof and its Putting: Mathematics, Rigor, and Testimony' [pdf, 770k]. |

2007 (Jun-Aug) | School of Criticism and Theory, Ithaca, NY: `Spinoza's Enlightenment and Rethinking the Romantic Turn' (Marjorie Levinson). |

1999-2005 | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN (concurrent with middle and high school). University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (1999-2003), Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (2003-2005), Institute of Technology Honors Program (2004-2005). |

A list of my publications with links along with reviews and preprints where available is on my publications page.

- University of Edinburgh, Science Technology and Innovation Studies, STIS 08005: History of Science 1. Semester 2, Spring 2019.
- Dartmouth College, Department of History, HIS 90.03: Nations and Numbers, Spring 2018.
- Princeton University, Department of Mathematics, MAT 301: The History of Mathematics, graduate instructor, Fall 2013. Supervised by Professor Christopher Skinner.
- The College of New Jersey, Department of History, HIS 120: Science in Modern Europe, adjunct faculty, Fall 2013.
- Princeton Prison Teaching Initiative, college pre-algebra and algebra instructor, grader, and course organizer, Spring 2012 through Fall 2013.
- Pre-college outreach workshops for Cambridge University, 2008-2009, and the Expanding Your Horizons conference at Cornell University, April 2007.
- Telluride Association Summer Program, factotum, June-August 2008. Residential advisor, program administrator, and teaching assistant for six-week course for 18 high school juniors.

Nov-Dec 2019 | Algorithms, Models, and Formalisms project, Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago, IL. |

Feb-Mar 2018 | Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre, New Delhi, India. Visiting Researcher, Statistics and Mathematics Unit, February-March 2018. |

Feb 2018 | Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India. Visiting Researcher, School of Mathematics, February 2018, by invitation of the Art and Archives Committee. |

2014-2016 | Universite de Montreal, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques. Visiting Researcher, coordinated by Liliane Beaulieu, Archives Henri Poincare. |

Spring 2013 | Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu, Paris, France. Visiting Researcher, Project Histoire des Sciences Mathematiques, supervised by David Aubin. |

- 2018 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Grant No. SES 1826891, co-PI with Ken Alder (postdoctoral mentor)
- 2013 NSF/MESR GROW Fellow
- 2008 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, fellowship tenure 2010-2013
- Benefactors' Scholar, St. John's College, University of Cambridge, 2008-2009
- 2008 Marshall Scholar
- 2007 Goldwater Scholar

- 2022 runner-up, Innovation in Teaching Award, Royal Historical Society.
- 2021 inaugural History in Mathematics Education Award, British Society for the History of Mathematics.
- 2021 fellow, Higher Education Academy.
- 2020 fellow, Royal Historical Society.
- 2017 special mention, Prize for Young Scholars, International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Division of History of Science and Technology, for dissertations completed between 2012 and 2016
- 2014 Singer Prize Special Commendation (post-graduate and early career essay competition), British Society for the History of Science
- 2010 Singer Prize Special Commendation (post-graduate and early career essay competition), British Society for the History of Science
- 2010 Joyce Tait Prize in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (MSc dissertation prize), University of Edinburgh
- 2008 Kieval Prize, outstanding graduating senior, Cornell University Department of Mathematics
- 2008 Tomasic Prize, outstanding senior thesis, College Scholar Program, Cornell University
- 2008 College of Arts and Sciences Degree Marshal, Cornell University
- 2008 Merrill Presidential Scholar, Cornell University
- Phi Beta Kappa, 2008 Inductee
- Finalist, 2005 Intel Science Talent Search

- 2022 Royal Society of Edinburgh International Joint Projects Grant
- 2022 UKRI Frontier Research Grant, selected by European Research Council Starting Grant panel 2021.
- 2021 and 2022 Pathway Training Fund grants, Scottish Graduate School of Social Science.
- 2021 Principal's Teaching Award Scheme, University of Edinburgh.
- 2019 Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland Research Incentive Grant
- 2019 British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award
- 2019 Grattan-Guinness Archival Research Travel Grant
- 2018 Venture Grant, "Mathematical Peripheries," Society of Fellows, Dartmouth College
- 2017-18 Venture Grant, "Mathematics and National Historiography in Modern South Asia," Society of Fellows, Dartmouth College
- 2017 Arthur Vining Davis Foundation Pilot Grant, Dartmouth College
- 2013-14 Competitive research grants from Princeton University’s Institute for International and Regional Studies, Program in Canadian Studies, Program in Latin American Studies
- 2011 British Society for the History of Science Small Projects Grant

- Workshops and Symposia
- Placing mathematical knowledge in a world of and beyond nations. With Ellen Abrams, IASCUD sponsored session, ICHST, Prague, online, 2021.
- Mathematical Cultures and Practices, satellite meeting of the BSHM-CSHPM/SCHPM joint meeting, St. Andrews, online. Benedikt Loewe, principal organizer, 2021.
- North British History of Science Symposium. Joseph D. Martin, principal organizer, 2020.
- Universals' Locales. British Academy sponsored workshop, Edinburgh, UK, 2020.
- "Global Mathematics" Symposium. With Rogerio Monteiro and Anne-Sandrine Paumier, ICHST, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2017
- Princeton-Harvard-MIT Workshop on the History of the Physical Sciences. Local arrangements (2014) and Princeton coordinator (2013, 2014)
- Conference Sessions
- 2022 and 2023 4S open panels.
- From Hard Case to Fringe Interest. Society for Social Studies of Science, Toronto (online), 2021.
- Mathematical Libraries. With Kevin Lambert. History of Science Society, New Orleans, USA, 2021.
- Universals' Locales: Locating Theoretical Sciences in Global Modernities. Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology joint meeting, online, 2020.
- Bourbaki Reconsidered: Origins, Operations, Legacies. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Utrecht, Netherlands, 26 July 2019. Forum on the History of Mathematical Sciences sponsored session.
- Postwar Mathematics Diplomacy Between War and Peace, Theory and Application. Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, 21-23 June, 2018.
- Tabula Plena: Tabular thinking and computational reasoning for life, death, finance, and bureaucracy. Measure, Model, Mix: Computer as Instrument, 2017 SIGCIS Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 29 October, 2017.
- Sense and Nonsense in Modern Mathematics. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2017.
- Dusty Disciplines: Blackboards as Material and Culture in Science and Mathematics. HSS/BSHS/CSHPS 3-Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 11-14 July, 2012
- Re-periodizing the History of Mathematics. HSS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2015. Forum on the History of Mathematical Sciences sponsored session
- What It Means to Be a Mathematician: Post-WWII Mathematics in Search of Identity. With Slava Gerovitch, HSS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 21-24 November, 2013. Forum on the History of Mathematical Sciences sponsored session
- Editorial Board,
*Spectrum*book series, Mathematical Association of America, Jan/2018 - Jan/2024 - Advisory Board, IsisCB, History of Science Society, 2017-present.
- Editorial Board, La Matematica, Association for Women in Mathematics, 2021-present.
- Board of Directors, Telluride Association, an educational not-for-profit organization. 2007-2022. Elected positions: Secretary (2007-2008), Central Advisory Committee (2012-2014, 2015-2017). Committees chaired: Convention Arrangements (2007), Summer Program Applications and Review (vice-chair 2009-2010, chair 2010-2012), Budget (vice-chair 2010, chair 2011), Finance (vice-chair 2013), Michigan Branch (2013-2014), Cornell Branch (2014-2016), Recruitment and Applications Officer (2015-2017), Adjunct and Mentorship Officer (2017-2018)

- On putting the 'media' in remediation. Franke Institute for the Humanities faculty luncheon series, University of Chicago, IL, 13 November, 2019. Loughborough, 23 October 2019 Cambridge Bourbaki October 2019
- Politics and Promises: Revisiting the 1949-1950 Schwartz Affair. Conference Revue d'Histoire des Mathematiques, Nantes, France, 1-2 October, 2019.
- Piazzi Smyth's metrology and the cultural epistemology of heritage and decay. Stars Pyramids and Photographs, a symposium for the Charles Piazzi Smyth bicentenary, Edinburgh, UK, 3-4 September, 2019.
- Experts and Expertise in North-South Circulation in Mid-Twentieth Century Mathematics. International Congress on Logic Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Prague, Czechia, 10 August, 2019.
- Bourbaki Reconsidered: Origins, Operations, Legacies (roundtable). History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Utrecht, Netherlands, 26 July, 2019.
- Out of Poldavia: Real and fabricated Soviet emigres and the cultural-political imaginaries of mid-century Western mathematics. Keynote, Diversity of science during and after the Cold War, International Association for Science and Cultural Diversity, Tallinn, Estonia, 14 June 2019.
- American Modern: Regional hegemony, global ties, and the profession of mathematics in mid-twentieth century Latin America. Institute for the Study of Science Technology and Innovation, Linlithgow, UK, 11 June 2019.
- Janus in the mathematics library: foundations, communities, meaning, and scale in the mathematics literature. Big Proof Workshop, International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh, UK, 28 May 2019.
- A 'truly international' discipline: adverbs, ideals, and scientific hegemony, 1893-1950. Science Technology and Innovation Studies seminar, University of Edinburgh, 25 February, 2019.
- Internationalize first, ask questions later: Headlong diplomacy and American mathematical hegemony, 1920-1950. American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America Joint Mathematics Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 19 January, 2019.
- `A Young Man’s Game': Youth, Gender, Play, and Power in the Personae of Mid-twentieth Century Global Mathematics. Invited keynote lecture, Scientific Persona and its Incarnations - Forms and functions of scientific and scholarly identity formation, Stockholm University, Sweden, 23-24 November, 2018.
- Inclusion, Exclusion, and the Theory and Practice of `Truly International' Mathematics. Invited presentation, Claremont History and Philosophy of Mathematics Seminar, Claremont, CA, 5 November, 2018.
- Politics, ideology, and hegemony in `truly international' mathematics. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, 29 August – 1 September, 2018.
- Disciplinary Hegemony and the Rhetoric of 'Truly International' Mathematics. Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, 21-23 June, 2018.
- Making Sense of Modern Global Mathematics. Invited presentation, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, 31 May, 2018.
- Reviews, Circulation, and Mathematical Infrastructuralism. Invited presentation, CIRMATH-Americas conference, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 27-30 May, 2018.
- Remediation. Beyond Code and Craft, University of Chicago, IL, 27-28 April, 2018.
- Impersonation and Personification in Mid-Century Mathematics. Making it Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice, Uppsala University, Sweden, 12-14 April, 2018.
- Fields Medal Confidential: Behind the scenes of mathematicians' most famous prize, 1936-1966. Invited lecture, Mathematics in Science and Society lecture series, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, 13 March, 2018.
- Organization Men: Bourbaki and the identity of international mathematicians and mathematics in the mid-twentieth century. Invited lecture, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, India, 28 February, 2018.
- How to become a world-famous mathematician without solving a famous problem (in 1950). Invited lecture, National Science Day, Department of Mathematics, University of Delhi South Campus, Delhi, India, 28 February, 2018.
- The Secret History of the Fields Medal. Invited lecture, Ashoka University, Haryana, India, 27 February, 2018.
- Making a 'truly international' discipline: Rhetoric, hegemony, institutions, and internationalism in mid-twentieth century mathematics. Invited lecture, Department of History, University of Mumbai, India, 12 February, 2018.
- Making a Global Mathematician. Invited lecture, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, 8 February, 2018.
- A Synthesis and a Simplification: Difficulty and differentiation in the intercontinental history of the theory of distributions. Invited lecture, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, 7 February, 2018.
- Making Sense in Modern Global Mathematics. Invited lecture, Department of Liberal Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 29 January, 2018.
- Invidious Comparisons: The social and political shaping of the Fields Medal, 1936-1966. Invited presentation, American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Diego, CA, January, 2018.
- In International Mathematics, Who Knows You’re a Pseudonym? Bourbaki, fiction, farce, and the postwar transformation of a discipline. Invited lecture, Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex, England, 8 December, 2017.
- Abstract Relations: Media, Social Structure, and Sociable Structuralism in Modern Distributed Mathematics. Invited presentation, Enabling Mathematical Cultures, Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, England, 5-7 December, 2017.
- Rockefeller Bureaucracy and the Mid-Twentieth Century Globalization of Elite Mathematics. Funding Bodies and Late Modern Science, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 30 November – 1 December, 2017.
- American Modern: Regional hegemony, global ties, and the profession of pure mathematics in mid-twentieth century Latin America. Invited presentation, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, co-sponsored by International Education Week, Northwestern University, 16 November, 2017.
- Ranks and Files: Secretarial labor, tabular thinking, and the bureaucratic production of an international mathematical elite. Measure, Model, Mix: Computer as Instrument, 2017 SIGCIS Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 29 October, 2017.
- Political Advocacy, Popular Writing, and Rethinking Public Understanding of Mathematics. Society of Fellows, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 18 October, 2017.
- Invited researcher, "Object America: Senses," Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York, NY, 13 October, 2017.
- Invidious Comparisons: International politics, the Fields Medal, and the past, present, and future of mathematics, 1936-1966. Invited presentation, Columbia University Seminar in History and Philosophy of Science and Center for Science and Society, New York, NY, 11 October, 2017.
- Confused Distinctions: The Secret History of the pre-1960 Fields Medal. Department of Mathematics Colloquium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 22 September, 2017.
- Abstracts, Abstraction, and the Senses of Modern Intercontinental Mathematics. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2 September, 2017.
- Problems and Prospects in the History and Historiography of Global Mathematics. "Global Mathematics" symposium, International Congress for the History of Science and Technology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 25 July, 2017.
- "Some call it Arsmetrike, and some Awgryme": Misprision and precision in algorithmic thinking and learning in 1543 and beyond. Invited contribution, "The Longue Duree History of Algorithmic Thinking in Mathematics" workshop, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 5-6 May, 2017.
- Making a Name in Mid-Century Mathematics: Individuals, institutions, and Nicolas Bourbaki's controversial failure to join the American Mathematical Society. Invited presentation, Science and Technology Studies Colloquium, University of California, Davis, CA, 3 May, 2017.
- Smudging toward the truth: how blackboards create abstract knowledge. Invited presentation, Sociology Colloquium (co-sponsored by the Science, Technology, and Society Program), Colby College, Waterville, ME, 28 March, 2017.
- Inclusion, Exclusion, and the Theory and Practice of "Truly International" Mathematics. Invited presentation, Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium, Colby College, Waterville, ME, 27 March, 2017.
- The Fields Medal Reconsidered. Guest presentation, MA376: History of Mathematics, Colby College, Waterville, ME, 27 March, 2017.
- Mathematics, Politics, and the Secret History of the 1950 Fields Medal. Invited presentation, History of Mathematics Seminar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 6 March, 2017.
- Wordplay, abuses of language, and making sense in modern intercontinental mathematics. Invited presentation, History and Philosophy of Science Colloquium, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 24 February, 2017.
- Moral and Technical Centers: Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, and the struggle for institutional hegemony in Cold War South American mathematics. Program in Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 31 January, 2017.
- A Synthesis and a Simplification: Difficulty and differentiation in the intercontinental history of the theory of distributions. Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 19 January, 2017.
- Blackboard Poetics. Humanities 3.0 lecture series, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 12 January, 2017.
- Fellow Travelers and Traveling Fellows. Physical Sciences Working Group, Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine, online, 15 December, 2016.
- Internationalize first, ask questions later: Marshall Stone's headlong diplomacy and the contours of postwar American mathematical hegemony. Invited presentation, Workshop on the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, University of Chicago, IL, 18 November, 2016.
- Limiting Cases: Toward and Against a Case Methodology for the History of Mathematics. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 4 November, 2016.
- Training Cold War Mathematicians: Rockefeller, UNESCO, and the transnational bureaucratic architecture of an elite discipline. "Writing the Transnational History of Science and Technology," Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2 November, 2016.
- Structures and Infrastructures in the Intercontinental History of Modern Mathematics. History Department post-doctoral panel, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 28 September, 2016.
- Abstract Relations: American mathematical periodicals and the sociability of mid-twentieth century international mathematics. HSS/BSHS/CSHPS 3-Society Meeting, Edmonton, AB, 25 June, 2016.
- Foundations, horizons, pasts, and futures in the history and philosophy of modern mathematics. Montreal Inter-University Workshop on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, 23 March, 2016.
- Introduction: Varieties of Scientific Internationalism. Invited workshop participant and respondent, "Organizing Science for Humanity, from the World Brain to the World Bank," Columbia Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York, NY, 12 February, 2016.
- Taking Nicolas Bourbaki Personally: How the most intriguing mathematician in modern history tried (and failed, twice) to join the American Mathematical Society. Invited colloquium lecture, Department of Mathematics, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, 11 February, 2016.
- Derivatives, Distributions, and the Sense and Nonsense of Modern Mathematics; and When Long Division Was New: Early Modern Vernacular Arithmetic in Theory and Practice. Invited presentations, Department of Mathematics, SUNY New Paltz, NY, 9 February, 2016.
- Blackboardology. Invited presentation, Science Studies Research Group, Department of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 8 February, 2016.
- Making a Name in Mid-century Mathematics: Individuals, institutions, and the American reaction to Nicolas Bourbaki. Invited presentation, American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America Joint Mathematics Meeting, Seattle, WA, 8 January, 2016.
- Anticipation, Collection, Review, and the Hybrid Time of Modern Mathematics. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 21 November, 2015.
- Distributions' Herald: Harald Bohr and the Danish Roots of an Intercontinental Theory. Invited lecture, Videnskabshistorisk Selskab (Danish History of Science Society), Copenhagen, 4 November, 2015.
- Schwartz Goes West: An Activist Mathematician in the Americas. Invited lecture, Le centenaire de Laurent Schwartz: analyses et temoignages, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, 3 November, 2015.
- The Theory of Distributions and the Creation of Global Mathematics. Invited lecture, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 29 October, 2015.
- Whither the Immortality of Nicolas Bourbaki? Princeton-Harvard-MIT Workshop on the History of the Physical Sciences, Harvard, 18 April, 2015.
- Intermediate Values: Augustin-Louis Cauchy and the Dusty, Contentious, Reactionary Origins of Modern Mathematics. Invited lecture, Frederick V. Pohle Colloquium on the History of Mathematics, Adelphi University, 4 March, 2015.
- Abuses of Language, Wordplay, and the First Intercontinental Mathematical Theory. Invited lecture, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, 21 January, 2015.
- The Sense and Sensibility of Distributions. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 6-9 November, 2014.
- Desarrollo de y por becarios, movimiento de y por expertos: la matematica moderna en latinoamerica de 1945 a 1965. Invited lecture (in Spanish), Museu de Astronomia e Ciencias Afins, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 10 September, 2014.
- The Global Creation of Latin American Mathematics in the Mid-Twentieth Century. Joint meeting of Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia and Society for Social Studies of Science, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20-23 August, 2014.
- Fellow Travelers and Traveling Fellows: Politics, Peripatetics, and Modern Mathematics in Latin America. Princeton-Harvard-MIT Workshop on the History of the Physical Sciences, Princeton, 3 May, 2014.
- Remunerative Combinatorics: Mathematicians and their Sponsors after the Second World War. Mathematical Cultures 3, London, England, 10-12 April, 2014. [youtube]
- `That which hath no part': The Euclidean Point at the Dawn of English Geometry. Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 27-29 March, 2014.
- `Tanto tecnica como moralmente': American, French, and Soviet Competition in Latin American Mathematics in the 1950s. Mathematical Superpowers: The Politics of Universality in a Divided World, New York University, New York, NY, 27-28 February, 2014.
- International Mathematics and International Peace in the Mid-twentieth Century. History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 21-24 November, 2013.
- War and Peace in Modern Mathematics. Mathematics Graduate Student Seminar, Princeton, 24 October, 2013.
- `La craie a la main': l'histoire et la methodologie des tableaux noirs en mathematiques. Seminaire Histoire des Sciences Mathematiques (Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu), 19 June, 2013.
- Le comptage, est-il raciste? vue du 19c en l'Angleterre. Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu, Seminaire des Lapins (graduate student seminar, in French), 19 June, 2013.
- Integration by Parts: Distributions in Postwar Mathematics. Princeton-Harvard-MIT Workshop on the History of the Physical Sciences, Harvard, 27 April, 2013.
- Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackboard. With Henry Cowles. Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia) Brown Bag Lecture, 2 April, 2013.
- Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackboard. With Henry Cowles. History of Science Program Seminar, Princeton, 10 December, 2012.
- Integration by Parts: Distributions in Postwar Mathematics (dissertation prospectus). History of Science Program Seminar, Princeton, 19 November, 2012.
- Savage Numbers and the Evolution of Civilization in Victorian Prehistory. Modern Europe Workshop, Princeton, 23 October, 2012.
- Five Hundred Years of Differentiation in Fifty Minutes. Mathematics Graduate Student Seminar, Princeton, 11 October, 2012.
- Board into their Minds: Sketching the Mathematical Blackboard in Anecdotal Memory. HSS/BSHS/CSHPS 3-Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 11-14 July, 2012.
- Chalk Talks: The Generic Effects of Materials and Media in Mathematics Seminars and Research. Genre2012: Rethinking Genre 20 Years Later, an international conference on genre studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, 26-29 June, 2012.
- `For nother is there anie matter more straunge in the englishe tungue': Translating Euclidean Diagrams at the Dawn of `Englishe Geometrie.' Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication, Translation Lunch Series, Princeton, 27 February, 2012. Listed as Featured Event on University homepage.
- The Euclidean Point in Sixteenth-Century Print. History of Science Program Seminar, Princeton University, 13 February, 2012.
- Chalk: Models and Methods in Material Practices of Mathematical Research. With Donald MacKenzie. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH, 4 November, 2011.
- The Many Dimensions of the Euclidean point. Princeton Math Club, Princeton, 10 January, 2012.
- God Made the Integers and Lord Knows How the Heathens Get by Without Them: `Savage Numbers' and the Invention of Prehistoric Man. Mathematics Graduate Student Seminar, Princeton, 10 October, 2011.
- `That small and unsensible shape': Diagrams of the Euclidean Point in Early Modern Print. Princeton-Harvard-MIT Workshop on the History of the Physical Sciences, Harvard, 16 April, 2011.
- Stuck in the Middle: The Intermediate Value Theorem and the Early History of Analytic Rigor. Mathematics Graduate Student Seminar, Princeton, 22 March, 2011.
- `Blog Maths' and the Material Aesthetics of Mathematical Collaboration. Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration. University of Chicago, 21-22 October, 2010.
- Savage Numbers: Counting, Race, and the Evolution of Civilization in Victorian Prehistory. History of Science Program Seminar, Princeton University, 11 October, 2010.
- Savage Numbers: Counting and the Evolution of Civilisation, 1863-1892. British Society for the History of Science Annual Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 22-25 July, 2010.
- `[B]ut this is blog maths and we're free to make up conventions as we go along': Polymath1 and the Modalities of `Massively Collaborative Mathematics.' WikiSym 2010: The 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration, Gdansk, Poland, 7-9 July, 2010.
- Points of Departure and Points of Contact: What is the Point of the History and Sociology of Mathematics? Colloquium for Departing Scholars, Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, London, UK, 10 May, 2010.
- `[T]hat, which hath no part': Translating Euclidean Points into English. British Society for the History of Mathematics splinter group at Maths2010 (joint meeting of the British Mathematics Colloquium and British Applied Mathematics Colloquium), Edinburgh, UK, 6 April, 2010. Student Prize for best postgraduate talk (BMC/BAMC, multiple winners).
- Examples, Models, Witnessing, and the Mathematical Imagination. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, 28-31 October, 2009.
- Cauchy's Course in Analysis and the Place of Methodological Rigor. European Philosophy of Science Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21-24 October, 2009.
- Translating Euclid's Diagrams into English, 1551-1571. Philosophical Aspects of Symbolic Reasoning in Early Modern Science and Mathematics, Ghent, Belgium, 27-29 August, 2009.
- Material Metrology and the Strange Pyramidology of C. Piazzi Smyth. 23rd International Congress of the History of Science and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, 29 July, 2009.
- God, King, and Geometry: The Forms and Uses of Rigour in Cauchy's Course in Analysis. British Society for the History of Science Annual Conference, Leicester, UK, 4 July, 2009.
- Computer Experiments in Harmonic Analysis. The Second Biennial Conference of the Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 18-20 June, 2009.
- Picturing Points: Geometric Imagination in the First English Translations of Euclid's Elements. History and Philosophy of Science Scientific Images Seminar, Cambridge, UK, 14 May, 2009.
- To Each, His Own Rigour: Cauchy and the Place of Mathematics. 12th International Graduate Conference in Philosophy, University of Essex, UK, 9 May, 2009.
- God, King, and Geometry: Cauchy's Reactionary Rigor. Research in Progress, 2009, British Society for the History of Mathematics, Queen's College, Oxford, UK, 28 February, 2009.
- God, King, and Geometry: Cauchy's Reactionary Rigour. History and Philosophy of Science History Workshop, Cambridge, UK, 18 February 2009.
- Proofs, Refutations and Heuristics: Historical and Essentialist Standpoints in Lakatos's Philosophy of Mathematics. With Jiri Hudecek. History and Philosophy of Science Philosophy Workshop, Cambridge, UK, 28 January, 2009.
- One and a Half Legs to Stand On: Mathematical Proofs as They Are and Are Supposed to Be. University of Cambridge Faculty of Philosophy Work-in-Progress Presentation, Cambridge, UK, 30 September, 2008.
- Proof and its Putting: Mathematics, Rigor, and Testimony. College Scholar and Independent Major Senior Presentations, Ithaca, NY, 3 May, 2008.
- The Proof is in the Putting: Math, Miracles, and the Mechanics of Ideals. School of Criticism and Theory Participant Colloquium, Ithaca, NY, 11 July, 2007.
- Dirichlet Forms on Higher Dimensional Sierpinski Gaskets. American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, Storrs, CT, 29 October, 2006.
- The Proof is in the Putting: Testimony, Belief, and Why Mathematicians Make Bad Witnesses. Derrida and Literature: A Workshop, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 10 May, 2006.
- Synthetic Routes to, and Mechanistic understanding of, Dithiasuccinoyl (Dts)-amines and Chlorocarbonyl Carbamoyl Disulfanes. Young Investigators' Poster Competition, 19th American Peptide Symposium, San Diego, CA, 18-23 June, 2005.
- An Efficient, Direct Method for Synthesis of Dithiasuccinoyl (Dts) Amines. Young Investigators' Mini-Symposium, Twenty-Eighth European Peptide Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, 5 September, 2004.