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Joseph Calamia

Joseph Calamia is the senior commissioning editor for the University of Chicago science, technology, and mathematics books program. Recent publications include an updated and illustrated edition of Carl Zimmer's A Planet of Viruses, Mary Beth Meehan and Fred Turner's Seeing Silicon Valley, Sandra Knapp's Extraordinary Orchids, and Paul Davies' What's Eating the Universe. He comes to Chicago after nearly a decade commissioning books at Yale University Press, where he has worked with authors in digital studies, including Zeynep Tufekci, Kate Crawford, and danah boyd. In the sciences and mathematics, he has published authors including Priyamvada Natarajan, Francis Su, and Marcia Bartusiak. His education is in physics, environmental studies, and science writing, and he holds degrees from Cornell University, Yale University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Thesis: Implanted: Technology and Connection in the Deaf World