Klancher Merchant Traces Demographers' Interest in Environmental Degradation [Video]

On June 5, 2018, Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies Emily Klancher Merchant presented an ISS Noon Lecture titled "Demographers in the Anthropocene." Watch the video here.

Emily Klancher Merchant holds a Ph.D. in history (2015) from the University of Michigan, where she was also a predoctoral trainee in the Population Studies Center. Her research combines methods of close and distant (algorithmic) reading of archival documents, oral history interviews, and published scientific literature with approaches drawn from history, science and technology studies, the digital humanities, and the quantitative social sciences. Her current project is a history of demography since World War I; past projects have focused on the history of immigration from Mexico to the United States and the history of agriculture in the U.S. West.


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