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Daniela Monaldi

Daniela Monaldi

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Daniela Monaldi


Science, Technology and Society
Course Director


Office Location Norman Bethune College, 308
Phone Number (416)736-2100 x 33601


Dr. Monaldi holds a university degree in physics from the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy and worked as a junior researcher in a high-energy physics experiment at the HERA accelerator in Hamburg Germany.  Her PhD is in the history of science, with a focus on twentieth-century physics, from the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at University of Toronto, Canada, and she was a post doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Germany.  Her most recent works are on the evolving conceptual understanding of quantum statistics, and on the role of food traditions in the transition to sustainable food systems.

Research Interests

History of Physics

Teaching Interests

Science and Technology Studies, History of Science, STEM and Gender, Food and Food Systems

Research Areas

Science, Technology and Society

UN Goals

Affordable and Clean Energy, Climate Action, Gender Equality, Peace Justice and Strong Institutions, Reduced Inequalities, Zero Hunger