Thornton Hall, A219
351 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904


Joshua Earle is a PhD in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) from Virginia Tech. His work focuses on the history of eugenics, and its connection to modern genetic medicine and to future imaginaries of human and more-than-human worlds. His work is situated in Feminist Philosophy of Technology, Disability Studies, Black Feminist Philosophy, History of Science/Medicine, Bioethics, and Medical Humanities.


B.A. University of Michigan, 2009

M.A. Virginia Tech, 2017

Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 2021

"When you measure, include the measurer." ~MC Hammer (yes, that one; no, I'm not kidding)

Joshua Earle Assistant Professor

Courses Taught

STS 4500 STS and Engineering Practice
STS 4600 The Engineer, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility