HSA Announcements

Harvey Mudd College Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies

October 5, 2017

Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, California) invites applications for the Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies, beginning fall 2018. Applications are invited from scholars working on any aspect of science and technology and their social dimensions. We especially encourage applicants whose work draws attention to intersections of science and technology with race, gender, […]

Prof. Alves’ New CD Appears

September 15, 2015

Prof. Bill Alves’ new CD Guitars & Gamelan has been released by MicroFest Records, featuring the Harvey Mudd College American Gamelan and Harvey Mudd College Electronic Music Ensemble as well as the UCSC Gamelan and Los Angeles-area guitarists.

HSA Welcomes Prof. Spackman

August 28, 2015

The HSA department welcomes Christy Spackman, our new Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellow in Science, Technology and Society. She is an interdisciplinary scholar with an undergraduate degree in molecular biology, a professional cookery certificate, an MS in food chemistry, and a PhD in social studies of food. Her work, in her own words, “focuses on how the sensory […]

HSA Welcomes Prof. Plascencia

August 27, 2015

The HSA department welcomes Salvador Plascencia, our new assistant professor of creative writing. Prof. Plascencia is the author of the novel People of Paper and other widely anthologized stories and essays. He is a graduate of Whittier College, University of Southern California, and Syracuse University and has previously taught at Pitzer, UC Riverside, USC, and […]

Prof. Dadabhoy Publishes Articles

July 29, 2015

Ambereen Dadabhoy’s article “Two Faced: the Problem of Othello’s Visage,” was published in Othello: the State of the Play (Bloomsbury Arden) and her article “Going Native: Geography, Gender, and Identity in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters,” appeared in Gender and Space in British Literature, 1660-1820 (Ashgate).

Prof. Fandell, Frias on Art Panel

July 28, 2015

Prof. Ken Fandell and Alejandro Frias ’14 appeared on a panel titled Re-Engineering: This is Water for ArtPractical, which sought to challenge the notion that the goals of STEM-focused and arts curricula are mutually exclusive.