Myles W. Jackson, Professor in the School of Historical Studies
at the Institute for Advanced Study, is a historian of science who
explores the intersection between science, technology, music,
history, and society. His...
On April 2, 2019, Projit Bihari Mukharji, Associate Professor of
History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania,
gave a public lecture titled "Race by Numbers: Statistics and Race
in Inter-War British India" as part of the...
On October 26, 2018, Myles W.
Jackson, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, gave
his first IAS public lecture on "Genes, Patents, and Race: The
History of Science as a Bridge Between Disciplines."
My work in the history of science probes the porous boundaries
between science and culture over the past two centuries. Much of it
gestures toward the role of history in public policy. I am
interested in having the historian at the table while a...