The History of Science Society’s 2018 Prize Winners
Congratulations to these preeminent scholars in the field! See more info and prize citations.
Ohad Reiss Sorokin
Nathan Reingold Prize
Philip J. Pauly Prize
Owen James Hyman
Ronald Rainger Prize
Suzanne J. Levinson Prize
“A Drifting Concept for an Unruly Menace: A History of Psychopathy in Germany.” Isis 106, no. 2 (March 2015): 283-309.
Derek Price/Rod Webster Prize
The Embryo Project, Steve Elliot and Erica Leigh O’Neill
Joseph H. Hazen Education Prize
“Rubbing Elbows and Blowing Smoke: Gender, Class, and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Patent Office,” Isis 108, no. 1 (March 2017): 40-61.
Margaret W. Rossiter Prize
Watson Davis & Helen Miles Davis Prize
Sally Gregory Kohlstedt
All HSS members are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
See the event on the 2018 meeting program.
Materials for the HSS Business Meeting:
- 2017 Business Meeting Minutes
- Committee Reports (Synopsis by Jay Malone forthcoming)
- Bylaws Revision
- Bylaws Amendments for Editor Voting Rights
President’s Welcome – Bernard Lightman
Approval of Minutes
- Restore Voting Right’s to the Editor
- Vote for Secretary – (Nominee Information Below)
- Vote for Treasurer – (Nominee Information Below)
Executive Director’s Report – Jay Malone
Editor’s Report – H. Floris Cohen
Treasurer’s Report – Gwen Kay
Committee Reports Synopsis – Jay Malone
Nominee for Secretary
The Secretary attends all meetings of the Council, and is responsible for keeping minutes of the proceedings of all such meetings, as well as signing and executing all corporate documents and instruments as required. The Secretary may also perform further duties as delegated by the Council.
Nominee for Treasurer
The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining the financial records belonging to the HSS, as well as providing reports and documentation of the financial condition of the HSS as required. Additionally, the Treasurer handles corporate documents, and is responsible for arranging for the performance of an audit and for the preparation of audited financial statements by a certified public accountant on behalf of the HSS when directed.
We have a New Year’s resolution for you: Submit an abstract for our 2019 annual meeting in Utrecht, the Netherlands (23–27 July). Abstracts will be due on 2 January 2019 (23:59 EST). Our Call for Papers is forthcoming. We’ll announce it on the usual channels once it’s ready.
Be a Part of HSS Meeting History!
The History of Science Society is still seeking moderators for its 2018 meeting in Seattle. This linked spreadsheet lists all available sessions. If you find something that piques your interest, contact us and we’ll put you on the program.
Please note that graduate students are not eligible to chair/moderate at this time.
The July Newsletter is now available. In Vol. 47, our new editors, Alix Hui and Matt Lavine, introduce themselves and their vision for our journal, Isis; the HSS Executive Director, Jay Malone, provides an update on our 2018 annual meeting in Seattle, WA; members share their news, and more.