The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Evelynn M. Hammonds

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Evelynn M. Hammonds

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STEM historian Evelynn M. Hammonds was born in 1953 in Atlanta, Georgia. She served as professor of the history of science and African Studies at Harvard University. She was the fourth African American woman to receive tenure arts and department of in the 9jnsciences at Harvard. In 1976, she earned dual degrees, one in physics from Spelman College, the other in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech University. She earned her M.S. degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980 and her Ph.D. degree in the history of science from Harvard in 1993. She taught at MIT until 2002 when she returned to Harvard as a full professor. Hammonds has published numerous scholarly texts on the history of diseases, race and science, African American feminism, and the roles of gender and race in medicine. In 2008, she was named a fellow of the Association of Women in Science.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 9 min., 34 sec.)) : sound, color.
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