Jennifer Tucker is a historian of art, science, and technology in the history department at Wesleyan University. The author of Nature Exposed: Photography as Eyewitness in Victorian Science, she has published several articles and edited several works on visual history in the 19th century in particular. Currently she is completing a Photography and Law Reader (Bloomsbury Academic Press, forthcoming) and a monograph on the science of facial likeness in Victorian cases of imposture. During her time at the Science History Institute she conducted research for a new book about the 19th-century British chemical trades, photography, and environmental law.