Nathan N. Kapoor                                                                                                                                    Email: nnkapoor42@ou.edu

Current Positions

University of Oklahoma

  • PhD Candidate, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 2016-
  • Tyndall Papers Project, Co-Editor, 2017-2019
  • Lecturer, HSCI 1113, “Science, Nature, and Society,” Spring 2019

Former Positions

University of Oklahoma

  • Lecturer, HSCI 1113, “Science, Nature, and Society,” Summer 2017/2018
  • Lecturer, HSCI 2423, “Energy, Ethics, and Engineering,” Spring 2017/Fall 2018
  • Teaching Assistant, 2013-2014
  • Research Assistant, Isis Cumulative Bibliography, 2014-2016
  • Teaching Assistant, 2013-2014

Education

University of Oklahoma

  • Ph.D. Candidate, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Expected May. 2019.
  • M.A. in History of Science. May 2015.

Tennessee Technological University

  • B. S. in History. May 2013.

Research and Publications

Grants and Fellowships

  • Robberson Travel Grant, Fall 2017
  • DeGolyer Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, 2013-2014.

Select Conference Papers

  • Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States, “The Dam at the World’s End: Reimagining Imperialism in New Zealand through the Lake Coleridge Dam,” (November 8-10, 2018)
  • Columbia History of Science Group, “Grounding Empire: The Electrification of Mining in Late-Nineteenth-Century New Zealand,” (March 2-3, 2018)
  • Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology, “Left Far Behind”: The Electrification of Reefton as a Model for Imperial Energy Transitions,” (October 26-29, 2017)
  • Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society, “Electrical Metamorphosis: Electricity and the Victorian Normate in The Coming Race” (November 4-6, 2016)
  • Columbia History of Science Group, “The Coal Question: How Coal Depletion Affected Electrical Energy Generation” (March 11-12, 2016)
  • Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology, “Potential Energy: Wind Power for Electrical Energy Generation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Great Britain, 1870–1900” (October 8-11, 2015)
  • Midwest Junto for the History of Science, “Wind Amidst the Flame: Rethinking Discussions About Electrical Energy Generation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Great Britain” (April 17-19, 2015)