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Whether it’s designing equipment or developing drugs, scientists often fail to consider how gendered preferences, biases and assumptions can lead to unintended consequences. According to Stanford historian Londa Schiebinger, it’s time for science to catch up
On October 17, 2019, the Department of History co-sponsored a roundtable discussion with journalist/educator Jelani Cobb and Karine Jean-Pierre, Chief Public Affairs Officer for MoveOn and an NBC/MSNBC Political Analyst. Moderated by Professor 
A traveling historical and photographic exhibit sponsored by the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford, “Chinese Workers and the Railroad Traveling Exhibit,” has won two awards from the California Preservation Foundation: the 2019 Preservation Design Award in the...
PRIYA SATIA, the Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History, has been awarded the American Historical Association’s Jerry Bentley Prize for best book in world history for Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution.
JONATHAN GIENAPP, assistant professor of history, has been awarded the Best Book in American Political Thought award for his book, The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era. The award was presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Political Science...