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NEW BOOK: Software Rights - by Prof. Gerardo Con Diaz

NEW BOOK: Software Rights - by Prof. Gerardo Con Diaz

A new perspective on United States software development, seen through the patent battles that shaped our technological landscape.

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Prof. Emily Merchant Named an Aggie Hero!

Prof. Emily Merchant Named an Aggie Hero!

STS Professor Emily Merchant has been named one of the 2018-19 Aggie Heroes — students, staff and faculty chosen throughout the academic year for “using their talents and powers for the greater good of our university and beyond.”

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Nitika Mummidivarapu receives Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

Nitika Mummidivarapu receives Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

Recent UC Davis graduate Nitika Mummidivarapu (Class of 2019) will be going to Cambridge University under a prestigious Gates-Cambridge Scholarship to pursue advanced study in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. She says that coursework in STS and English helped her forge a path leading from biochemistry to the history of science and then to medical school, looking ahead to a multilayered career as a physician and a writer.

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Prof. Tim Lenoir has published a new book, The Military-Entertainment Complex

Prof. Tim Lenoir has published a new book, The Military-Entertainment Complex

STS Professor Tim Lenoir’s new book, The Military-Entertainment Complex, co-authored with Luke Caldwell, is out!

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Prof. Emily Merchant has published an article in The Conversation on the 2020 Census

Prof. Emily Merchant has published an article in The Conversation on the 2020 Census

In the article, entitled "Democracy is in danger when the census undercounts vulnerable populations," she discusses recent changes to the 2020 census and warns that "if the census is to guide the equitable distribution of political power and federal resources, it must also strive to count people as equitably as possible."

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Prof. Con Diaz receives Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship

Prof. Con Diaz receives Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship

This is a year-long non-resident research fellowship from the law school at George Mason University, which will support Professor Diaz's research on intellectual property law.

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Feminist Seminar with Dr. Alondra Nelson | Nov. 1, 12-2pm

Feminist Seminar with Dr. Alondra Nelson | Nov. 1, 12-2pm

The topic of the seminar is "Racial Reconciliation, Institutional Morality, and the Social Life of DNA." Please RSVP! Lunch will be served.

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Opportunities for Undergraduate Research

Opportunities available in several fields of STS.

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New Courses by Prof. Con Diaz

To be offered Winter and Spring 2018

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Interview with Prof. De la Cadena

Published online by Nature Culture

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