Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

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Emily Neill 

Program Manager
Program on Science, Technology and Society

Emily Neill has spent the majority of her career in Higher Ed as both a graduate student and in administrative roles. She earned her doctorate from Harvard Divinity School in the Religion, Gender and Culture program where her interdisciplinary research focused on feminist theories of the body and the politics of body rhetorics. She most recently served as the Program Manager for MIT’s Women’s and Gender Studies program in the school of humanities. She recently joined Sheila Jasanoff and the STS program and is looking forward to supporting and promoting  its unique mission and research community.

Office: Littauer 355

Phone: 617-495-5636



Alex Wellerstein

Design Coordinator
Program on Science, Technology and Society

Alex Wellerstein is the Design Coordinator for the Program on Science, Technology, and Society at the Harvard Kennedy School. In this role, he has designed most of the websites and print media (including posters and fliers) used by the STS Program since 2006. He also designed the STS Program logo.

His work as a graphic designer and web developer has been parallel with his work as an historian and STS scholar. Alex received his Ph.D. in the History of Science from Harvard University in 2010. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School (International Security Program/Managing the Atom) in 2010-2011. From 2011-2014 he was an Associate Historian at the American Institute of Physics in College Park, MD. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Science and Technology Studies at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

He researches the history of nuclear weapons, with an emphasis on the history of nuclear secrecy in the United States, and is the author of Restricted Data: The Nuclear Secrecy Blog (