Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Professor Sheila Jasanoff

Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies
Harvard Kennedy School

The Miegunyah Fund is supporting this year's fellow hosted by The Faculty of Science (Peter Christoff) and The Melbourne Law School (Sundhya Pahuja). Professor Sheila Jasanoff will visit Melbourne during May 2016. As part of this visit, Professor Jasanoff will be involved in a number of events, including a series of masterclasses, an open lecture on science and technology studies and a key note public lecture on 18 May. Please visit this page to keep up to date on the plans for her visit.

Background on the Miegunyah Distinguished Fellowship Program:

In 1993 on the recommendation of the Russell and Mab Grimwade Miegunyah Fund Committee, the University Council established the Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Program. Since the start of the program, ninety-three fellowships have been awarded. Awards are open to academics residing outside of Australia, of international distinction in a field of interest to the University of Melbourne.

Professor Sheila Jasanoff

Professor Jasanoff

SHEILA JASANOFF is Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies (STS) at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. She is also affiliated with the Department of the History of Science, member of the Board of Tutors in Environmental Science and Public Policy, and visiting professor at Harvard Law School. Before joining Harvard, she was Professor of Science Policy and Law and founding chair of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University.

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