Jamie Pietruska

Assistant Professor

Rutgers University

Jamie Pietruska's scholarly interests are in the cultural history of the nineteenth-century United States and the history of science and technology. Her research focuses on knowledge production and information networks in the late nineteenth century.  Pietruska's current project, Looking Forward: A Cultural History of Prediction in the Gilded Age, examines the economic and epistemological implications of forecasting as well as the interrelationship between forecasting practices and ideas about predictability and uncertainty.