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Jan Hua-Henning

Assistant Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at Duke Kunshan University
DKU Faculty

Overview


Jan Hua-Henning is an Assistant Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at Duke Kunshan University. He specializes in the history of risk and technology. Professor Hua-Henning writes about topics ranging from the history of emergency services and urban infrastructure to the history of race, class, and disease. His current book project examines the origins of modern emergency response in Germany and the United States. Hua-Henning has published in the flagship journal for the history of technology, Technology & Culture, and with the research group KRITIS on critical infrastructure. At Duke Kunshan, Professor Hua-Henning’s teaching interests include the history of infrastructure, and Global Challenges in Science, Technology and Health. He also leads the research project Global Histories of Risk (GLOHRI). Hua-Henning earned his MA in History from the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany, and obtained his PhD in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology from the University of Toronto, Canada.

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Assistant Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at Duke Kunshan University · 2022 - Present DKU Faculty, Duke Kunshan University
Assistant Professor of the Practice of DKU Studies · 2023 - Present DKU Studies, Duke Kunshan University

Education, Training & Certifications


University of Toronto (Canada) · 2022 Ph.D.
Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany) · 2016 M.A.