VITA

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Science, Technology and Society, Harvey Mudd College
Chair, Intercollegiate Program of Studies in Science, Technology, and Society, Claremont Colleges
Director of First-Year Programs, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvey Mudd College

Education
Ph.D. 1994 Cultural Anthropology/Science and Technology Studies, University of Utrecht
M.A. 1988 History and Philosophy of Psychology, University of Leiden
B.A. 1984 Psychology, University of Leiden

Employment
2001-2006 Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Science, Technology and Society, Harvey Mudd College
2001- present Visiting Associate Researcher, California Institute of Technology
1999-2001 Senior Research Fellow, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology
1998-1999 Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
1996-1998 Visiting Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
1994-1996 Visiting Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
1992-1993 School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ
1991 Visiting Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

Selected Grants/Awards
2007 Mellon "Materialities of Taste"
2004-2006 NSF "Gender and Computer Games"
2003-2004 Irvine Grant "Culture and Computer Games"
2004-2005 Mellon "Genderquest workshop"
2001-2004 NSF "Project Science"
1996-1999 Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) "Intellectual Property an Technology Transfer"
1992-1993 Bamberger and Fuld Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Studies Princeton
1991 Fulbright Fellowship

Recent Service
2007- Chair, STS program Claremont Colleges
2006- Director of First Year Programs, H/SS HMC
2005 Program Chair and Local Organizer Annual Meeting Society for Social Studies of Science

Selected Publications
M.K. de Laet "Physics and Astronomy" Oxford Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society. 2006
__ (ed.) Research in Science and Techology Studies: Knowledge and Technology Transfer Amsterdam: Elsevier. 2002
__"Notes on the Traffic between Science Studies and Cultural Studies" Blackwell Companion to Cultural Studies
__ with Annemarie Mol "The Zimbabwe Bushpump" Social Studies of Science. 2000
__ "Patents, Travel, Space" Space and Society. 2000
__ "Intricacies of Technology Transfer. Travel as Mode and Method" Knowledge and Society. 1998