Edward Eigen is Associate Professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is a scholar whose work focuses on the intersection of the human and natural sciences. He is currently preparing to publish An Anomalous Plan, which discusses the development of laboratory spaces in nineteenth-century France. He received fellowships from CASVA and the Dibner Institute. In 2009 he organized a conference at the Princeton University School of Architecture entitled “On Accident,” which will appear as an edited volume.