Samantha Muka

Assistant Professor

School: College of Arts and Letters

Building: Morton

Room: 338

Phone: (201) 216-3401

Fax: (201) 216-8245


Institutional Service
  • STS Speaker Series Member
  • Faculty Senate Member
  • IACUC Member
  • Senior Awards Committee Member
  • Graduate Curriculum Committee Member
Professional Service
  • International Council for the History of Oceanography (ICHO) Steering Committee
  • HSS Education Committee
  • HSS Technology Committee
  • Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution expert
  • New York Times Expert
  • SEA Life expert
  • Reviewer
  • Lady Science Assistant Editor
Honors and Awards

2017 Smithsonian Insitution Post Doctoral Fellow

Professional Societies
  • EED – The European Society For Evolutionary Development Member
  • ASEH – American Society of Environmental History Member
  • History of Science Society Member
Selected Publications
    Book Chapter
      Journal Article
        Magazine/Trade Publication
        1. Muka, S. (2020). Drowning Conservation. no. Slate (Future Tense).

        2. Muka, S. (2019). Bursting the Aquarium Bubble. The Atlantic.

        3. Muka, S. (2019). We’re Gonna Need A Better Script: Uneven Representation of Women Scientists in Shark Films. Lady Science.

        4. Muka, S. (2018). The Myth of Meritocracy in Academic Publishing. Lady Science.

        5. Muka, S. (2018). Trashing the Tanks. American Scientist (6 ed., vol. 106, pp. 340-343). Chapel Hill, NC: Sigma Xi.