Jordan Thomas 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

History of the life sciences since 1750, history of classification

Jordan Thomas Mursinna is a PhD Candidate in the History Department. He works in the history of science, with particular emphasis on the history of systematics and classification in the modern natural sciences. His previous work has explored state-funded scientific research expeditions in the eighteenth century 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 his B.A. in history from UC Berkeley in 2015.

last updated: September 4th, 2020