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Gabriela Soto Laveaga

Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico at Harvard University

Gabriela is Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico at Harvard University. Her current research interests interrogate knowledge production and technology circulation between Mexico and India; medical professionals and social movements; and science and development projects in the twentieth century. Her first book, Jungle Laboratories, was awarded the Robert K. Merton Book Prize from the American Sociological Association. She has held numerous grants, including those from the Ford, Mellon, Fulbright, DAAD, and Gerda Henkel Foundations. In 2019, she received the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence In Mentoring Award from Harvard University. Most recently she was a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, 2019-2020.