Visiting Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication
Jeremy Blatter is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Science from Harvard and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. He works at the intersection of the history of science and technology and media studies. His scholarly publications can be found on the pages of Science in Context (March 2015) and Thinking in the Dark: Cinema, Theory, Practice (Rutgers University Press, September 2015). He is currently working on The Psychotechnics of Everyday Life: Hugo Münsterberg and the Politics of Applied Psychology, 1887-1927 (working title), a book exploring how experimental psychology was transformed from an abstract laboratory science into a robust technology of human behavior with seemingly limitless applications.
Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Jeremy was a Lecturer on the History of Science at Harvard where he was also a research associate with metaLAB and the Sensory Ethnography Lab. He has received research grants and fellowships from the Social Science Research Council, Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science, the Charles Warren Center for North American History, and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.