Downwinders and History of Science on the Research in Action podcast!

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Jacob Darwin Hamblin. The author of Arming Mother Nature, Poison in the Well, and Oceanographers and the Cold War, Jacob writes about the history and politics of science, technology, and environmental issues. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, and many publications devoted to […]

Hamblin wins Davis Prize

Jacob Darwin Hamblin is the recipient of this year’s (2016) Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize for his 2013 book, “Arming Mother Nature: The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism.” The prize, given by the History of Science Society, is awarded annually to “the author of a book useful in undergraduate teaching or which promotes public […]

A celebration of a life in scholarship for Mary Jo Nye

On 16 January 2015, the Oregon State University School of History, Philosophy, and Religion celebrated the career of the historian of science, Horning Professor Emerita Mary Jo Nye, in a conference organized by current Horning Professor Anita Guerrini. The following blog, composed by graduate students in OSU’s Program in the History of Science, Technology, and […]