Dr. Matthew S. Wiseman is an Associated Medical Services (AMS) Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at Western University. His research focuses on the history of Canadian science, technology, and medicine over the past century. With an eye toward understanding the social and political impacts of science policy in Canada, Dr. Wiseman’s published work examines the medical and ethical dimensions of human experimentation in Canada as well as the role of gender in the development and progression of state-sponsored research at government, private, and academic institutions.
Dr. Wiseman holds a Ph.D. in History from Wilfrid Laurier University and the Tri-University Graduate Program in History. He is a former SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Toronto, and a current Junior Fellow of the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History in the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. He is also a Project Manager for Canada Declassified, an open-access repository of government records declassified under the Canadian Access to Information Act, and an active member of the Canadian International History Committee (CIH/HIC), a scholarly discussion network for the history of Canadian foreign affairs.