Daniel Lewis

Dibner Senior Curator for the History of Science & Technology
Department: Library

Dr. Daniel Lewis is responsible for The Huntington’s history of science and technology holdings from 1800 to the present. He holds the Ph.D. in Latin American history from the University of California at Riverside and has had post-doctoral appointments at Oxford University, the Smithsonian, and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich. Lewis’s primary research interests lie in environmental history. Lewis is the author of three books: Iron Horse Imperialism: The Southern Pacific of Mexico, 1880-1951 (2007); The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds (2012); and Belonging on an Island: Birds, Extinction and Evolution in Hawai’i (2018).