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Faculty Spotlight on John Durant
John Durant came to MIT in July 2005, to take up a joint appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the STS Program and Director of the MIT Museum. His earlier research was in the history of evolutionary and behavioral biology, with special reference to debates about animal nature and human nature in the late-19th and 20th centuries.
Truth, Beauty, Science.
January 24, 2017, 5:06 pm / by Rachel E. Gross
January 22, 2017, 2:36 pm / by Raychelle Burks
January 20, 2017, 4:38 pm / by Boyce Upholt
January 19, 2017, 6:57 pm / by Robin Lloyd
STS In The News
MIT STS Alum Sheila Xu ’14: Walking in the Shoes of a Deaf Italian: A Deaf American in Italy
Dec 16, 2016
The Federation of American Scientists recently honored Professor Emeritus Ted Postol with the Richard L. Garwin award as one of “three exemplary scientists” at its annual symposium:
Oct 13, 2016