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Melissa Charenko
Melissa Charenko
Assistant Professor

Department: HPS
Address: E-194A Holmes
Phone: (517) 884-1520

Melissa Charenko received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018. Her work explores the politics of knowledge production, especially the techniques that ecologists developed in the twentieth century in order to understand the changing dynamics of human-environment interactions over the last 12,000 years. She has been a fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, and her work has been supported by the Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine as well as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council