Melinda Gormley, who received her Ph.D. from OSU’s History of Science program (in 2007), has written an excellent piece in the latest newsletter of the History of Science Society.  In “Reaching Beyond the Discipline,” she discusses the narrow confines of our expectations and points the array of options for students in our fields.  And she should know: she is currently working at the University of Notre Dame as Assistant Director for Research of the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values.  The thoughtful essay is food for thought for anyone pursuing a degree in History of Science.

Here’s a link to the full article on the HSS website