Sarah Richardson Appointed Full Professor!

March 16, 2017

WGS is thrilled to announce that Sarah Richardson has been granted tenure and appointed to full professor in History of Science and Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality!

Richardson is the author of Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome (2013) and is currently completing a second book, The Maternal Imprint, to be published by University of Chicago Press. She has published two edited volumes, Revisiting Race in a Genomic Age (2008) and Postgenomics: Perspectives on Biology After the Genome (2015), articles in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and SocietyStudies in History and Philosophy of Science, BioSocieties, The Hastings Report, and Biology and Philosophy, and commentaries in Nature, PNAS, and the Journal of Neuroscience. Her work has also appeared in popular forums such as, and The Boston Globe

Richardson’s research has been supported by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the American Association of University Women. She is a member of the Governing Board of the International Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology and an Associate Editor at Signs

Please join us in congratulating Professor Richardson!


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