Marie Burks is interested in the intertwined histories of technology and perception. In particular, she plans to study the social, cultural, and political aspects of civil aviation throughout its history. Her other research interests include interactions between people, places, and spaces; the development, practice, and communication of scientific and technological expertise; and relationships between science, language, and narrative.
Marie has worked in media relations at Columbia Business School and most recently as a research assistant at the Harvard School of Public Health. She received her undergraduate degree in History and Science from Harvard University.
history, philosophy, and sociology of science; history of physics; history of biology