2018-19 Colloquium Series

The Science Studies Colloquium Series takes place every Monday of the quarter from 4:00p-5:30p in Room 3027, Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Muir College campus, unless noted otherwise.

A reception for the colloquium speaker takes place before the talk from 3:30p-4:00p in Room 3005, Humanities & Social Sciences Building.

Fall Quarter 2018

October 1, 2018

Science Studies Program Meeting

SSP faculty and students only

October 8, 2018



October 15, 2018



October 22, 2018

Jesse Goldstein

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Virginia Commonwealth University

October 29, 2018

Saiba Varma

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology  
UC San Diego

November 5, 2018

Sabine Arnaud


November 12, 2018

No Colloquium

Veterans Day Holiday


November 19, 2018

Klaus Lackner

Director, Center for Negative Carbon Emissions and Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University 

November 26, 2018

Charles Kennel

Emeritus Professor, Department of Climate, Atmospheric Science & Physical Oceanography
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UC San Diego


December 3, 2018

Ben Hurlbut

Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University  

December 10, 2018

No Colloquium

Finals Week

Winter Quarter 2019

January 7, 2019

Science Studies Program Meeting

SSP faculty and students only

January 14, 2019

Chris Henke'00

Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Colgate University


Ben Sims'00

Scientist, Statistical Sciences Group
Los Alamos National Laboratory


January 21, 2019

No Colloquium

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


January 28, 2019

Alison Wylie

Professor, Department of Philosophy
University of British Columbia

February 4, 2019

Fernando Domínguez Rubio

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
UC San Diego

February 11 & 12, 2019

Student Choice Speaker: Lorraine Daston

Visiting Professor of Social Thought and History
University of Chicago

February 18, 2019 

No Colloquium

Presidents' Day Holiday


February 25, 2019

Moon Duchin

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Director, Program in Science, Technology, & Society 
Tufts University

March 4, 2019

Stephanie Dick

Assistant Professor, Department of History and Sociology of Science
University of Pennsylvania 

March 11, 2019

Kieran Durkin

Teaching Fellow, Department of Sociology
University of Glasgow

March 18, 2019 

No Colloquium

Finals Week

March 25, 2019

Spring Break

Spring Quarter 2019

April 1, 2019

Science Studies Program Meeting

SSP faculty and students only

April 8, 2019

Sarah Vaughn

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology 
University of California, Berkeley 


April 15, 2019

Sarah Fox



April 22, 2019

Megan Delehanty

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy
University of Calgary


April 29, 2019

Theodora Dryer

PhD Candidate, History & Science Studies
UC San Diego


May 6, 2019 




May 13, 2019 

Marion Fourcade

Professor, Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley and Associate Fellow of the Max Planck-Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (Maxpo)

May 20, 2019 

Cristina Visperas'17

Assistant Professor, School of Communication
USC Annenberg


May 27, 2019

No Colloquium 

Memorial Day Observance


June 3, 2019

Dwaipayan Danerjee

Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

June 10, 2019

No Colloquium

Finals Week