Crispin Barker

Research Associate

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, Office for the History of Science and Technology
Affiliation period: March 2023 - February 2025
Degrees Ph.D. History of Science and Medicine :: Yale University (2008)
M.Phil. History of Medicine and Science :: Yale University (2002)
M.S. Engineering and Applied Science :: Yale University (2001)

Dr. Barker is a historian of the molecular biology and biophysics of aging.

He also works on the philosophy of artificial intelligence and on human rights.

He is at the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society to research the historiography of the Meselson-Stahl experiment, how paradigms from Cold War international relations and industry affect how we evaluate the risks and benefits of artificial intelligence, and violence in relationships.

Crispin is originally from Canada. He has lectured at UC Berkeley, the University of Zurich, and the University of Lucerne.

last updated: September 18th, 2023