History of Science
Guenther Receives 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship
She was awarded the Guggenheim in the field of history of science, technology and economics.
Bian Receives Honorable Mention from Association for Asian Studies Book Prize
The Joseph Levenson Prizes are awarded to the English-language books that make the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China.
Keith Wailoo: Framing Health Challenges Through a Historical Lens
Keith Wailoo spoke with The Lancet about how history intersects with health and health policy and his latest book, Pushing Cool.
Alum Margaret Schotte Receives 2020-21 Dean's Award for Distinction in Research at York University
Her book, Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800, was published in 2019 by Johns Hopkins University Press.
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.
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 about History of Science »