Mershon Graduate Fellow, PhD Candidate, Graduate Student
Areas of Expertise
- Environmental History
- History of Technology
- Modern European History, British History
- 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.