Samantha Muka

Assistant Professor

School: College of Arts and Letters

Building: Morton

Room: 338

Phone: (201) 216-3401

Fax: (201) 216-8245

Email: smuka@stevens.edu

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
    Book Chapter
      Journal Article
        Magazine/Trade Publication
        1. Muka, S. (2020). Drowning Conservation. no. Slate (Future Tense).
          https://slate.com/technology/2020/06/public-aquariums-coronavirus-closures-conservation.html.
        2. Muka, S. (2019). Bursting the Aquarium Bubble. The Atlantic.
          https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/04/new-aquariums-struggle-to-succeed/587938/.
        3. Muka, S. (2019). We’re Gonna Need A Better Script: Uneven Representation of Women Scientists in Shark Films. Lady Science.
          https://thenewinquiry.com/blog/were-gonna-need-a-better-script-uneven-representation-of-women-scientists-in-shark-films/.
        4. Muka, S. (2018). The Myth of Meritocracy in Academic Publishing. Lady Science.
          https://thenewinquiry.com/blog/the-myth-of-meritocracy-in-academic-publishing/.
        5. Muka, S. (2018). Trashing the Tanks. American Scientist (6 ed., vol. 106, pp. 340-343). Chapel Hill, NC: Sigma Xi.
          https://www.americanscientist.org/article/trashing-the-tanks.