Faculty, alumni and current graduate students celebrated the 50th anniversary of the department both at the HSS meeting in Chicago and at SHOT’s meeting in Dearborn, held on the same weekend in November 2015. The Department was formally approved in January 1964, with Harry Woolf as chair.
Richard Nash, a fifth-year graduate student, has just published “William Keith Brooks and the naturalist’s defense of Darwinism in the late-nineteenth century,” in History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (published online January 29, 2015).
Dr. Maria Portuondo will be teaching, “Science in Early Modern Atlantic World Cultures”, at the Folger Institute this fall. For more information visit http://www.folger.edu/Content/Folger-Institute/Scholarly-Programs/Program-Offerings/2014-2015-Programs.cfm