Designs on Nature: The Politics of Biotechnology in Europe and the United States

Sheila Jasanoff
“Designs on Nature: The Politics of Biotechnology in Europe and the United States”
Thursday, April 21 2005, 4:00 pm, 8417 Social Science
The Imagined Earth: Reflections on the Human Place in Nature
Friday, April 22 2005, 3:45 pm. Grainger Hall Room 1100. Part of "Earth Day 2005:A Reconsideration of Human and Environmental Vulnerability".
Seminar for Students and Faculty
Friday, April 22 2005, 9:30 am, 4314 Social Science

Sheila Jasanoff is Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Professor Jasanoff’s research centers on the role of science and technology in the political structures of modern democratic societies, with a particular focus on the use of science in law and public policy. She has written and lectured widely on problems of environmental regulation, risk management, and biotechnology in the United States, Europe, and India. Her books on these topics include Controlling Chemicals (1985), The Fifth Branch (1990), Science at the Bar (1995), and Designs on Nature (forthcoming, 2005). Jasanoff has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and as President of the Society for Social Studies of Science.