2019-20 Colloquium Series

The Science Studies Colloquium Series takes place every Monday of the quarter from 12:15p-1:45p 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 11:45p-12:15p in Room 3005, Humanities & Social Sciences Building.

Fall Quarter 2019

September 30, 2019

Science Studies Program Meeting

SSP faculty and students only

October 7, 2019

Jason Moore

Professor, Department of Sociology
Binghamton University

October 14, 2019

John Cheney-Lippold

Associate Professor, Department of American Culture
University of Michigan



October 21, 2019

Travis Chamberlain

PhD Candidate, Department of Philosophy & Science Studies
UC San Diego

October 28, 2019

Morana Alac

Associate Professor, Department of Communication & Science Studies
UC San Diego

November 4, 2019

Sareeta Amrute

Director, Research at Data & Society
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Univeristy of Washington




November 11, 2019

No Colloquium

Veterans Day Holiday


November 18, 2019

Thomas Conner

PhD Candidate, Department of Communication & Science Studies
UC San Diego



November 25, 2019

Matthew Shindell

Curator, Planetary Science and Exploration, Space History Department
Smithsonian National Air & Space Musuem

December 2, 2019

Joan Donovan

Director of the Technology and Social Change Research Project 2019
Harvard Kennedy School- Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy  

December 9, 2019

No Colloquium

Finals Week

Winter Quarter 2020

January 6, 2020

Andrea Muehlebach

Associate Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies
Colgate University



January 9-10, 2020

Evelynn Hammonds

Chair, Department of the History of Science

Harvard University


January 13, 2020



January 20, 2020

No Colloquium

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday 


January 27, 2020



February 3, 2020

Kyle Whyte

Timnick Chair in the Humanities
Associate Professor of Philosophy & Community Sustainability
Michigan State University



February 10, 2020

Olivia Weisser

Associate Professor of History, College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts Boston



February 17, 2020 

No Colloquium

Presidents' Day Holiday


February 24, 2020

Margaret Schabas

Professor, Department of Philosophy
The University of British Columbia

March 2, 2020

Natalie Porter

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of Nortre Dame


March 9, 2020

Nicolas Wey Gómez

Professor of History, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences



March 16, 2019

No Colloquium

Finals Week

Spring Quarter 2020

March 30, 2020

Science Studies Program Meeting

SSP faculty and students only

April 4, 2020

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

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


April 13, 2020

Sarah Shostak

Associate Professor of Sociology and Health: Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP)
Brandeis University


April 20, 2020

Poyao Huang

PhD Candidate, Sociology & Science Studies
UC San Diego


April 27, 2020

Mary Morgan

Albert O. Hirschman Professor of History and Philosophy of Economics, Department of Economic History
London School of Economics and Political Science



May 4, 2020

Chad Valasek

PhD Candidate, Communication & Science Studies
UC San Diego


May 11, 2020

Kadija Ferryman

Researcher/Mozilla Fellow
Data & Society Research Institute


May 18, 2020

Sarah Sachs

Postdoctoral researcher, Science & Technology Studies
Cornell University


May 25, 2020

No Colloquium 

Memorial Day Observance


June 1, 2020


June 8, 2020

No Colloquium

Finals Week