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Kara Swanson Awarded The History of Women in Science Prize for “best article on the role of women in science”

In November, WGSS Executive Committee member and Professor of Law Kara Swanson was awarded the Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science prize for best article on the role of women in science from the History of Science Society. The article was written while Dr. Swanson was a part of a joint Northeastern University and Uppsala University working group on Bodies and Embodiment, sponsored by NU Humanities and spearheaded by WGSS’ own Professor Linda Blum. Her article, titled, “Rubbing Elbows and Blowing Smoke: Gender, Class, and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Patent Office” (2017), can be found here!

Published On: January 9, 2019 |
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