Author: Genie Yoo

Dr. Genie Yoo (she/her) is EHN's editor-in-chief. She's a historian of early modern and modern Southeast Asia, working at the intersection of history of science, medicine, environment, and religion. Genie is a Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellow on Global Slaveries at Indiana University-Bloomington, where she is exploring the role of enslaved individuals and ritual specialists in mediating the natural knowledge of the spice islands. She received her PhD in History from Princeton University in 2022.