History of Science - Academics
Wailoo Named 2021 Dan David Prize Winner
Historian and scholar Keith Wailoo joins Dr. Anthony Fauci and others as a recipient of the 2021 Dan David Prize, an award endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University.
Three HOS Affiliates (Current and Former) Win Awards at the History of Science Society
Emily Kern (Ph.D. 2018), Michael Gordin, and Erika Lorraine Milam won awards for their articles and books.
‘We Roar’: Wailoo Sees the Intersecting Vulnerabilities Behind COVID-19 Fatalities
In the latest episode of the “We Roar” podcast, historian Keith Wailoo discusses how race, class, urban congestion and a failed public health system have contributed to the extraordinary gulf in coronavirus fatality rates.
HOS Graduate Certificate
The History of Science Graduate Certificate is aimed at enabling students who are taking seminars in the Program, working closely with our faculty, and writing dissertations on aspects of the history of science, medicine, and technology to receive a formal credential in the field.
The Program in History of Science at Princeton University trains students to analyze science, medicine, and technology in historical and cultural context. We are a community of scholars including roughly a dozen core and affiliated faculty members and about twenty graduate students, in addition to undergraduate concentrators and visiting fellows.
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Meet Our Faculty
Browse profiles of the Executive Committee and Associated Faculty in History of Science.