James Esposito

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James Esposito

Mershon Graduate Fellow, PhD Candidate, Graduate Student

esposito.105@osu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental History
  • History of Technology
  • Modern European History, British History

Education

  • BA, Temple University (2011)
  • MA, Villanova University (2015)

James Esposito is a doctoral candidate in environmental history, military history, and history of technology. A specialist in Envirotech, his research focuses on history of artificial breathing apparatus and the exploration of extreme environments. His dissertation, “Last Breath: Artificial Breathing Apparatus at Work and War in Britain 1850-1980” explores the connections between physiological research, military planning, and technological innovation conducted at the Siebe-Gorman company since the mid-nineteenth century.