Professor & Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
450 Hagerty Hall
Areas of Expertise
- Science and Technology Studies (STS)
- History of Human Sciences
- Cultural and Social Theory
- Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Teaching and Research
Cultural and historical studies of science; social technologies; the body and deviance; cultural and social theory; Europe (Italy and France)
David Horn's most recent book, The Criminal Body: Lombroso and the Anatomy of Deviance (New York: Routledge, 2003), is focused on nineteenth-century Italian human sciences. His first book, Social Bodies: Science, Reproduction, and Italian Modernity (Princeton University Press, 1994), explored social technologies of reproduction and welfare in interwar Italy. He is currently working on a study of anthropologies of writing.
“Comparative Studies of Science and Technology,” in Science, Technology, and Society: New Perspectives and Directions, ed. Todd Pittinsky (Cambridge University Press, 2019), 28–59
The Criminal Body: Lombroso and the Anatomy of Deviance (Routledge, 2003).
Social Bodies: Science, Reproduction and Italian Modernity (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994)