The graduate school of arts and sciences offers a comprehensive program of financial support, including grants and fellowships from internal and external sources mellon/american council of learned societies (acls) dissertation completion fellowships · dumbarton oaks (includes 2 year tyler fellowship for harvard. History of science, physics, astronomy, molecular biology, evolutionary theory, technology, brain, behavioral science, medicine, public health, philosophy, technology, science, technology & society, allan m brandt, janet browne, alex csiszar, peter l galison, evelynn hammonds, anne harrington, matthew hersch , david. My dissertation, knowledge and the bomb: nuclear secrecy in the united states, 1939-2008, was a history of attempts to control nuclear technology through the in spring 2011, i was a lecturer in the history of science, at harvard university, teaching an introductory tutorial course for sophomores (covering the big. But in some concentrations, including philosophy, history of science, and history and literature, the head of undergraduate studies plays matchmaker between students and professors, assigning advisers based on their interests and expertise all of these concentrations ranked in the top 11 this year in terms. History of science 98, the junior tutorial, is a research seminar designed to help students come to a better understanding of the craft of historical research and writing students meet in small groups of eight to ten students who wish to write a senior thesis must meet certain standards by the end of the research seminar, and.
Brad bolman is a sosland family graduate fellow in history of science at harvard university in the process of expanding my thesis research, which looked at the role of pigs in american biomedicine in the twenty-first century, to take into account the global movement of porcine bodies and substances, particularly. Harvard history senior thesis conferencethe history department's senior thesis conference showcases the projects our senior thesis writers are working on this year, with topics ikenna ugboaja: “the astronomers' revolt: project west ford and the polarization of the american scientific community, 1958– 1964. Classics faculty members know everyone in the department, and although an effort is made to keep thesis readers unaware of who is reading what thesis, the smallness of the department makes total secrecy impossible the honors departments--history and literature, history and science, and social.
The medicine and society focus in the science and society track is designed for students considering a career in medicine, health sciences, health policy, or who otherwise have a pronounced interest in the medical normally, the thesis will address some historical question about medicine and health, broadly understood. Wednesday, october 28, 2015 page 1 of 14 ph d theses in the history of science by year vol# year author title advisor 1 1941 sayili, aydin the early history of science and learning in the moslem world sarton, george 2 1947 cohen, i benjamin franklin's experiments sarton, george 3 1948 thomas. A harvard student has become the first in the university's history to submit a rap album for his senior thesis.
History of science 99ab, the senior thesis tutorial, is an optional course for the history of science track and science and society track, but is required for the medicine and society focus and the mind, brain, behavior focus writing a senior thesis is an opportunity to spend a sustained period of time working on a research. Allie belser, manager of student programs, acts as the primary concentration adviser for all history and science concentrators she is available to all students seeking advice on concentration requirements, course selection, plans of study and declarations of concentration, the senior thesis process, non-thesis honors.
Non-honors: 11 coursesnon-thesis honors: 12 courseshonors: 13 courses required courses. You would like to do significant work in some area of science (any field taught in the college) and combine it with study of the historical emergence of science as of writing a senior thesis (if you choose to do so) and where you can publish your own work in the only undergraduate history of science journal in the country.