Jennifer L. Croissant

Associate Professor, Gender & Women's Studies

Jen Croissant (PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Science & Technology Studies, 1994) is interested in the sociology of science and technology, particularly feminist science studies. Graduate Teaching includes ‘Science & Social Theory,’ ‘Technology & Social Theory,’ and the core GWS Seminar ‘Feminist Knowledge Production,’ while undergraduate teaching includes GWS160C (TRAD 103): Technology & Society, and GWS 317: Science Fiction Studies. Recent work includes an NSF sponsored grant on “Collaboration and Climate: The Social Organization of Collaboration in the Chemical Sciences,” (2011-2014) with Co-PI Laurel Smith-Doerr of Boston University Department Sociology. Other works in progress include forthcoming papers on agnotology, pain mensuration, and related works on measurement and instrumentation in technoscience.


  • Ph.D. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1994