Assistant Professor: Science, Technology & Society
email: wylie (at) virginia.edu
office: A231 Thornton Hall
Ph.D., Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, 2013
MPhil, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, 2009
A.B., History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine, minor in Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, 2008
Laboratory studies, sociology of work, sociology of knowledge, on-the-job learning in scientific work, definitions of skill and expertise, qualitative research methods
Awards and Distinctions
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Historicizing Big Data Working Group, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, 2013
Raymond and Edith Williamson Studentship, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, 2009-2012
Clare Hall Bursary, Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge, 2009-2012
Viola K. Bower Merit Scholarship, University of Chicago, 2004-2008
STS 4500: STS and Engineering Practice
STS 4600: The Engineer, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility
Wylie, C. D. (2015) “The artist’s piece is already in the stone”: Constructing creativity in paleontology laboratories. Social Studies of Science, 45 (1), 31-55.
Wylie, C. D. (2012). Teaching nature study on the blackboard in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England. Archives of Natural History, 39 (1), 59-76.
Wylie, C. D. (2012). Teaching manuals and the blackboard: Accessing historical classroom practices. History of Education, 41 (2), 257-272.
Wylie, C. D. (2010). Setting a standard for a “silent” disease: Defining osteoporosis in the 1980s and 1990s. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 41, 376-385.
Wylie, C. D. (2009). Preparation in action: Paleontological skill and the role of the fossil preparator. In M. A. Brown, J. F. Kane, and W. G. Parker (Eds.), Methods in Fossil Preparation: Proceedings of the First Annual Fossil Preparation and Collections Symposium (3-12).