Conference 2015

BIO Prof. Sandra Harding

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Sandra Harding is a Distinguished Research Professor of Education and Gender Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a philosopher. She taught for two decades at the University of Delaware before moving to UCLA in 1996. She directed the UCLA Center for the Study of Women 1996- 2000, and co-edited the journal Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 2000- 2005. She was also a Distinguished Affiliate Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University 2010-2014. In 2013 she was awarded the John Desmond Bernal Award by the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) for distinguished contributions to the field. Previous recipients include Thomas Kuhn, Robert Merton, Joseph Needham and Mary Douglas. She is the author or editor of fifteen books and special journal issues including…

Objectivity and Diversity: Another Logic of Scientific Research (In Press)

The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader. Edited. 2011

Sciences From Below: Feminisms, Postcolonialisms, and Modernities 2008.

Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues. 2006.

The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader. Edited. 2004.

Science and Other Cultures: co-edited with Robert Figueroa. 2003.

Decentering the Center: Philosophies for a Multicultural, Postcolonial and Feminist World, co-edited with Uma Narayan. 2000.

Is Science Multicultural? Postcolonialisms, Feminisms, and Epistemologies. 1998.

The ‘Racial’ Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future. Edited. 1993.

Whose Science? Whose Knowledge: Thinking From Women’s Lives. 1991.

Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues. Edited. 1987

The Science Question in Feminism. 1986.

Discovering Reality: Feminist Perspectives on Epistemology, Metaphysics, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science. Co-edited with Merrill Hintikka. 1983. Second edition 2003.

She has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Amsterdam, the University of Costa Rica, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and the Asian Institute of Technology. She has been a consultant to several United Nations organizations including the Pan American Health Organization, UNESCO, the U.N. Development Fund for Women, and the U.N. Commission on Science and Technology for Development. In 2007-08 she was a Phi Beta Kappa national lecturer. She has lectured at over 300 colleges, universities, and conferences on six continents.