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Londa Schiebinger

Londa Schiebinger

Affiliated Faculty
John L. Hinds Professor of the History of Science
Ph.D., Harvard University, History (1984)
M.A., Harvard University, History (1977)
B.A., University of Nebraska, English (1974)

Londa Schiebinger is the John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science in the History Department at Stanford University and Director of the EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment Project. From 2004-2010, Schiebinger served as the Director of Stanford's Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Over the past twenty years, Schiebinger's work has been devoted to teasing apart three analytically distinct but interlocking pieces of the gender and science puzzle: the history of women's participation in science; the structure of scientific institutions; and the gendering of human knowledge.Schiebinger is currently accepting graduate students in History of the Atlantic World, Gender in Science and Medicine, Colonial Science, Race, and Eighteenth-Century European Science and Medicine.