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Tawrin Baker to be Visual Studies’ first post-doctoral fellow

Tawrin Baker PhD, a specialist in the early modern history of science and medicine, has been named the first post-doctoral fellow of the Visual Studies program. Dr. Baker completed his dissertation at Indiana University in 2014: “Color, Cosmos, Oculus: Vision, Color, and the Eye in Jacopo Zabarella and Hieronymus Fabricius ab Aquapendente” (2014). Subsequently, he has been a Mellon Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh from 2015-2016 and was the was the Dibner Long-Term Research Fellow in the History of Science & Technology at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California.