Osiris annually examines a particular topic in the history of science, bringing together experts in the field to consider multiple aspects of the time period, episode, or theme. Volume 22 explores the ways that twentieth-century political institutions and the human sciences in the Western world attempted to understand and shape the attitudes and behaviors of individuals.
Greg Eghigian is associate professor of history at Penn State University. Andreas Killen is assistant professor of history at the City College of New York. Christine Leuenberger is a senior lecturer in science and technology studies at Cornell University.