History of Science
Civil Rights and Healthcare: Remembering Simkins v. Cone (1963)
Graduate student Ezelle Sanford III writes about the desegregation of healthcare.
Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, will present the 2017 Annual Meredith Miller Memorial Lecture on March 2, 2017.
Johnson Remembered as Passionate, Caring, ‘a Professor’s Professor’
Ann Johnson (GS Class of 2000), professor of science and technology studies at Cornell, died Dec. 11, 2016 from a rare form of uterine cancer. A memorial will be held on April 29, 2017.
The Program in History of Science at Princeton University trains students to analyze science, medicine, and technology in both historical and cultural context. History of Science at Princeton is rooted in our tradition of analyzing the technical and conceptual dimensions of scientific knowledge, whether that knowledge emcompasses chemistry, psychoanalysis, or evolutionary theory. Yet even as we investigate the minutiae of such knowledge, students are encouraged to consider scientific ideas and practices in the widest possible context. Learn more »