News Archive : March 2023

March 27, 2023

Matt L. Jones‘ recent book, How Data Happened: A History from the Age of Reason to the Age of Algorithms, which he co-authored with Chris Wiggins, was featured in a recent New Yorker article on data science. This article also featured Matthew Connelly‘s recent publication, The Declassification Engine: What History Reveals About America’s Top Secrets. See more about these works on each professor’s Twitter account: Matt L. Jones (@nescioquid), Chris Wiggins (@chrishwiggins), and Matthew Connelly (@mattspast)


March 21, 2023

George Chauncey was elected to the Board of Trustees of the New-York Historical Society.

Hannah Farber’s Underwriters of the United States received the Hagley Prize for the best book in business history from the Business History Conference for 2023 and the John Lyman Book Award for US Maritime History from the North American Society for Oceanic History.

March 16, 2023

David Rosner published an article in the American Journal of Public Health on the history of scientific manipulation and fraud conducted by the Monsanto Corporation during the 1970s and 1980s. Read the article here.

March 15, 2023

Greg Mann was featured in the Mali press following his participation in a videoconference on the topic of International Women’s Day and the struggle for women’s rights and democracy in Mali throughout the 1990s. Read the article (in French) here and read an an English translation here.

March 7, 2023

David Rosner co-authored an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times, “Another Toxic Train Derailment Will Happen If We Don’t Rein in Plastics,” which considers the need to move away from plastic manufacturing to prevent future environmental disasters. Read a PDF version of this article by clicking here.

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