Resume

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Jonathan Turner


 Education


  • PhD, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST), University of Toronto, 2012.
  • MA, IHPST, University of Toronto, 2005.
  • BSc (Honours), Physics, University of Waterloo, 2004. Dean’s Honours List.
  • BA (Honours), Philosophy and History, York University, 2001. Dean’s Honour Roll.

Work Experience


  • Career Educator (current position)
    • University of Toronto Career Centre, St. George Campus
      • 2014-
  • Professional and Graduate Skills Specialist
    •  Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, University of Toronto Mississauga
      • 2012-2014.
  • Author and Researcher
  • Educator
    • Teaching Assistant
      • University of Toronto
        • HPS 283 - The Engineer in History
          • Winter 2012.
        • HIS A01 - The Twentieth Century World
          • Winter 2010.
        • HPS 282 - History of Technology and Engineering
          • Winter 2009.
        • HPS 210 – Scientific Revolution I
          • Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Summer 2008, Fall 2008.
        • HPS 211 – Scientific Revolutions II
          • Winter 2006, Summer 2006, Winter 2008.
        • HPS 202 – Technology in the Modern World
          • Winter 2007.
      • University of Waterloo
        • PHYS 112 and 122 – First year physics for biology/chemistry and physics
          • Winter 2004. 
        • PHYS 115 – First year physics for engineering
          • Fall 2002, Fall 2003.
    • Chief Presiding Officer
      • Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto
        • Fall 2010, Winter 2011, Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Winter 2012.

Volunteer Experience


  • Lectures and Training Sessions
    • "Mechanical Philosophy," HPS 210, Fall 2009.
    • "Big Engineering (Big Science)," HPS 282, Winter 2009.
    • "Navigating the archives," HAPSAT, Winter 2009.
    • "How (not) to do oral history" with Keynyn Brysse, HAPSAT, Winter 2008.
    • "How to get the most out of the archives" with Martha Harris, HAPSAT, Winter 2007.
    • "The Rise of Quantum Mechanics," HPS 211, Summer 2006.
  • Administration
    • Judge, Kiran van Rijn Memorial Essay Prize Contest, 2007, 2008.
    • Treasurer, History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (HAPSAT) Graduate Student Society, 2006-2007.
    • Academic Resource Assistant to Judy Libman (Academic Advisor of Bethune College), York University, 2000-2001.
      • A bursary position administered by the Vice President, Academic.
    • Student Ombuds Service, Bethune College, York University, 1998-2001.
  • Conference Coordination
    • Reporter.
      • Second Annual Canadian Science Policy Conference: Building Bridges for the Future of Science Policy, 20-22 October 2010.
      • http://sciencepolicy.ca/cspc2010/coverage (Career Development, The Making of a Science Entrepreneur, Arctic and Northern Science Policy, Educating Socially Engaged Scientists and Engineers, and Federal-Provincial-Municipal Governments).
    • Submissions Committee.
      • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Graduate Student Conference 2008: Embodied Knowledge and Bodies of Knowledge, University of Toronto, August 15, 2008.
    • Local Arrangements Coordinator.
      • CSTHA Kingston Conference, Ryerson University and University of Toronto, October 11-14, 2007.
    • Panel Chair, "Technology."
      • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Graduate Student Conference 2007: Conflict and Consensus in the Construction of Knowledge, University of Toronto, August 24, 2007.
    • Panel Chair, "History and Sociology of Technology."
      • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Graduate Student Conference 2006: Knowledge, Belief and Society, University of Toronto, August 25, 2006.
    • Program Co-Chair and Submissions Committee.
      • Second Annual History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Graduate Student Conference 2006: Knowledge, Belief and Society, University of Toronto, August 25, 2006.
    • Program Co-Chair and Planning Committee.
      • First Annual History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Graduate Student Conference 2005: The Transmission of Knowledge, University of Toronto, August 12, 2005.