- Notes on Contributors
Annamaria Carusi is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford e-Research Centre and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Humanities of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. With a background in philosophy and critical theory, her current research focuses on philosophical and social aspects of digital technologies used in research and science, particularly on the use of tools and techniques relating to modeling, simulation and visualization.
Melinda Bonnie Fagan is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rice University. Before joining the Rice philosophy faculty in 2007, she obtained degrees in History and Philosophy of Science (Ph.D. 2007, Indiana University), Philosophy (M.A. 2002, University of Texas at Austin) and Biology (B.A. 1992, Williams College; Ph.D. 1998, Stanford University). Her research in biology focused on colonial organisms (plants and protochordates) and the evolution of histocompatibility. Her current research focuses on the implications of recent stem cell research for theories of biological development, and the social dimensions of experiment and knowledge in biomedicine.
Bence Nanay is BOF Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of Antwerp and Senior Research Associate at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge. He has published on philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and aesthetics. He is the editor of Perceiving the World (Oxford University Press, 2010) and the author of Perception, Action and What's in between (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). [End Page 358]
Hallam Stevens received his PhD from the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University in 2010. His dissertation—Life out of sequence—is an historical and ethnographic account of bioinformatics. Hallam is currently a lecturer at Harvard, where he teaches classes on social, cultural, political, and economic implications of biotechnology and information technologies. [End Page 359]