BS (2002), Michigan State University; MA (2006), PhD (2009), Princeton University
Modern U.S. history (19th and 20th centuries); history of science; environmental history; history of capitalism
- D. Bouk, How Our Days Became Numbered (manuscript in progress, under contract with University of Chicago Press)
- D. Bouk, "Tocqueville's Ghost," Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 42, no. 4 (2012): 329-339.
- D. Bouk, "The Science of Difference: Designing Tools for Discrimination in the American Life Insurance Industry, 1830-1930" Enterprise and Society 12, no. 4 (Dec. 2011): 717-731.
- D. Bouk and D.G. Burnett, "Knowledge of Leviathan: Charles W. Morgan Anatomizes His Whale," Journal of the Early Republic 27(Fall 2008): 433-466.
- D. Bouk, "Drought and Famine: What the Past Teaches Us to Fear Most about Global Climate Change,"(a review) The American Scholar (Spring 2008): 133-136.
Member of the Historicizing Big Data working group at Max Planck Institute for History of Science, Dept. II
Editor, Forum for the History of Science in America, 2009-
I write for and manage the Forum's blog at americanscience.blogspot.com.
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin) 2012-2013
- Phi Eta Sigma Professor of the Year, Colgate University, 2010-2011
- Krooss Prize, Business History Conference, 2011
- Best Dissertation Prize, Forum for the History of Human Sciences, 2010
- Robert Hoffman Scholar, Princeton University, 2008
- Porter Ogden Jacobus Honorific Fellowship, Princeton University, 2008
- Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Andrew Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation, 2004