STS Senior Proposal Presentations, Mon. Dec. 2

2014 Seniors

The STS seniors will present their thesis projects this coming Monday, Dec. 2 beginning at 7 p.m. in the STS Seminar Room (Diamond 242). The eight presentations are 15 minutes each. Refreshments will be provided.

Madeline Wilson, “Blowing in the Wind: Evaluating Community and Operator Relations in the Maine Wind Energy Industry”

Marianne Ferguson, “Three’s a Crowd: Lobstermen, Scientists, PolicyMakers and the Management of the Maine Lobster Industry”

Lauren Lacy, “Bad Blood: Investigating the Ban on MSM Blood Donation”

Sydney Hammond, “Russian Censorship vs. Twitter: An Examination of Global Policing”

Monique Kelly, “Watch What Whe-eat: An Analysis of the Gluten-Free Diet”

Sarah Barrese, “‘A golden age free from crime, disease, filth, and poverty’: Muckrakers and Public Health Reform in the Progressive Era”

James Wyse, “The New Space Race”

Peter Grayson Hamblett, “The Educated Terrorist: The Formative Years and Philosophy of Ted Kaczynski”

About James Fleming

James Rodger Fleming is a historian of science and technology and professor of science, technology, and society at Colby College. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), elected “for pioneering studies on the history of meteorology and climate change and for the advancement of historical work within meteorological societies,” and a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, elected for his historical contributions. He recently held the Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History at the Smithsonian Institution and the AAAS Roger Revelle Fellowship in Global Stewardship while a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Books include Fixing the Sky (Columbia, 2010), Globalizing Polar Science (Palgrave, 2010), Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (Oxford, 1998), and Meteorology in America, 1800-1870 (Johns Hopkins, 1990). He enjoys fishing, good jazz, good barbecue, seeing students flourish, building a community of historians of the geosciences, and connecting the history of science and technology with public policy.
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