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Jonathan Koch headshot 2021
  • Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations Postdoctoral Instructor and Anne Rothenberg Postdoctoral Instructor in English (2020–22)

Jonathan Koch

I came to Caltech because of the wonderful opportunity to be part of the Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations. Between these two institutions, I have access to the very best resources to develop as a scholar and teacher in early modern literature and history."

Mario Hubert headshot 2021
  • Howard E. and Susanne C. Jessen Postdoctoral Instructor in Philosophy of Physics (2019–22)

Mario Hubert

Caltech not only nourishes curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking among students and faculty but also a community of solidarity and humility."

Alexander Bloedel
  • Linde Institute Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate in Economics (2021–22)

Alexander Bloedel

HSS is a remarkable place, especially for young scholars with broad interests in economic theory. It has a rich history as—and continues to be—a home to some of the most exciting developments in theoretical social science, including foundational work on social choice and political economy, the incorporation of social networks into economic analysis, and a range of recent advances in information economics."

Visualization headshot for Luciano Pomatto
  • Professor of Economics

Luciano Pomatto

I am interested in how people think, or should think, in situations of uncertainty. This line of research tackles a basic problem: What are the consequences of accepting probability as a language for making predictions about the future?"

Colin Camerer
  • Robert Kirby Professor of Behavioral Economics; T&C Chen Center for Social and Decision Neuroscience Leadership Chair; Director, T&C Chen Center for Social and Decision Neuroscience

Colin F. Camerer

One of the hallmarks of Caltech's HSS division, besides scientific excellence, is that people here wander and end up working on things in very unusual combinations."

Charles Kollmer headshot 2021
  • Ahmanson Postdoctoral Instructor in History of Biology

Charles A. Kollmer

I enjoy working with Caltech undergraduates to deepen their engagement with the history of science. Doing this at Caltech is doubly exciting because Caltech itself has been the site of so much fascinating research in the life sciences."