Program in Science and Technology Studies

Special Announcement:  

Brown University’s Program in Science and Technology Studies will host a Symposium to Honor Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Biology and Gender Studies Anne Fausto-Sterling. After 42 years of teaching students about biology, feminist theory, science studies, social justice in academia and the application of science on a world stage, Professor Fausto-Sterling is retiring from her career in formal teaching. The symposium, Feminism, Feminist Theory, and Science: Where We've Been and Where We Are Going, will include a roundtable, discussion of the past and future of Feminist Science Studies, and an exhibit of Anne Fausto-Sterling's work. The event is open to the public and will be held on May 2nd from 1:00-5:00 pm in 305 Pembroke Hall, 172 Meeting Street. For more information please visit

The STS Program at Brown University brings together faculty and students who are interested in the construction, operation, and dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge. Our faculty come from Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, the Division of Biology and Medicine, Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Egyptology and Ancient West Asian Studies, English, Gender and Sexuality Studies, History, History of Art and Archtecture, and Philosophy. We also offer a B.A. in Science and Society and faciliate collaboration among graduate students pursuing degrees in other departments. 

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