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communication and science studies professor

David H. Serlin, American History educator. Mellon research fellow American Philosophical Society, 1997-1998, Smithsonian fellow National Museum American History, 1998-1999; Louis Lerner fellow, 1993-1994. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Studies Association, Society for History of Technology, History of Science Society, Society for Social Studies of Science, Committee for Lesbian and Gay History.


Serlin, David H. was born on November 10, 1967 in Thousand Oaks, California, United States. Son of Emanuel King and Renee (Levine) Serlin.


Bachelor, Temple University, 1990;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1992;Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1999.


Lecturer history New York University, New York City, 1994—1998. Lecturer American Studies City University of New York, Staten Island, 1996—1998, board directors Center Lesbian and Gay Studies Graduate Center, 2003—2009. Lecturer history Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1997—1998.

Lecturer literature Bennington (Vermont) College, 1994—1997. Research historian The National Library Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1999—2001. Assistant professor history and American studies Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania, 2001—2002.

Assistant professor history Bard College, New York City, 2002—2004. Associate professor communications, science and critical gender studies University California-San Diego, La Jolla, since 2004. Research assistant Margaret Sanger Papers, New York City, 1992-1994.

Visiting professor history University Maryland, 2000-2001. Visiting professor urban studies Parsons School of Design, 2001. History consultant The National Library Medicine, 2001-2007.



Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Center Bioethics, University Pennsylvania, Society Disability Studies, Organization of America Historians, Society History of Technology, American Studies Association, Committee Lesbian and Gay History.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: composing music for piano, guitar and saxophone, photography, record collecting, traveling.


Emanuel King Serlin

Renee (Levine) Serlin