History of Science - Academics
Professor Charles Gillispie’s Legacy of Intellectual Leadership
Charles Gillispie's legacy continues through an endowment for the Charles C. and Emily R. Gillispie Chair in the History of Science and a new Sachs scholarship that brings students from England to study at Princeton.
Day of Action Sparks Discussion About Science's Role in Society
Members of the University science community gathered on the Day of Action to discuss the importance of science and its historical and current role in the political climate.
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 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.