Jordan Mursinna

Graduate Student Researcher

History,
University of California, Berkeley
CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, Office for the History of Science and Technology, Designated Emphasis in STS
mursinna@berkeley.edu
Degrees B.A. History :: University of California, Berkeley (2015)

Research Areas

19th century science, history of scientific disciplines & science education

Jordan Mursinna is a third-year doctoral student in the History Department. He works in the history of science, with particular emphasis on the history of classification systems in eighteenth and nineteenth century European natural sciences. His previous work has explored the history of state-funded scientific research expeditions and the connections between taxonomic projects and economic development. He grew up in San Diego, California, where he worked as a research assistant at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography under Dr. Simone Baumann-Pickering, and, following that, received a B.A. in history from UC Berkeley in 2015.

last updated: April 17th, 2020