Max Fennell-Chametzky is a PhD student in History of Science. His research focuses on the history of the human and social sciences in the United States, France, and Britain. He is interested in linguistics and the language sciences, and his work looks to integrate the nineteenth and especially twentieth century scientific study of language into the broader history of science literature. Max also maintains an interest in the history of medicine, which has led to work investigating ophthalmology in the mid-nineteenth century United States. Other research interests include the history of the philosophy of science and the history of higher education.