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Associate Professor

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James E. Strick
Associate Professor of Earth and Environment and Science, Technology and Society
Tel: 717 291 3856
Fax: 717 291 4186
e-mail
Office P-106

 

Education
Doctor of Philosophy, History, Princeton University, 1997
Dissertation Topic: “The British Spontaneous Generation Debates of 1860-1880: Medicine, Evolution and Laboratory Science in the Victorian Context”
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Gerald L. Geison

Master of Arts, History, Princeton University, 1993

Master of Science, Microbiology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1983

Bachelor of Science, Biology and Secondary Education, SUNY College at Cortland, 1981

Courses Taught

NTW 115 Science Revolutions
ENV/STS 117 The Environment and Human Values
STS 232 History of Medicine
STS 371 Seminar: Darwinian Revolution
STS 382 Environmental History

Books
Editor, The Origin of Life Debate: Molecules, Cells, and Generation, a six volume series reissuing the primary sources of the doctrine of “histological molecules,” from Buffon and Needham (1748) through 1880 (Bristol, UK: Thoemmes Press, in preparation)

With Steven Dick, The Living Universe: From Exobiology to Astrobiology, (Rutgers U. Press, forthcoming).

Editor, Evolution and the Spontaneous Generation Debate, a six volume series, reissuing the primary works of Henry Charlton Bastian and a selection of his critics (Bristol, UK: Thoemmes Press, 2001)

Sparks of Life: Darwinism and the Victorian Debates over Spontaneous Generation (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000)

Curriculum Vitae