Dissertation Title:

Bred for the Race: Thoroughbred Horses and the Politics of Pedigree, 1700-2000

Selected Publications:

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Tyrrell, Brian. “Bred for the Race: Thoroughbred Breeding and Racial Science, 1900-1940.” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 45, no. 4 (2015): 549-576.


Book Reviews

Tyrrell, Brian. “Political Animals” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48, no. 4 (2018): 536-547.

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Book Review:    Katherine C. Mooney Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack, Essays in History, Summer 2015 (http://www.essaysinhistory.com/review/2015/237)

Book Review:    Carrie Friese, Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals, in Make Magazine (http://makemag.com/review-cloning-wild-life/)

In Progress

“From Theoretical Biology to ‘Where’s the Biology?’: A History of DNA Nanotechnology” intended for Journal of the History of Biology

Encyclopedia Entries

forthcoming “Molecular Beam Epitaxy” in Cyrus C.M. Mody and Joseph D. Martin, eds., Tools in Materials Research

Teaching Fields:

Environmental History, History of Science, US History, World History

Courses Taught:

History 108W: Wildlife in America (Summer 2016)

Writing 2: Introduction to Academic Writing