Rosalind Williams
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Rosalind Williams came to MIT in 1980 as a research fellow in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society. From 1991 to 1993 she served as Associate Chair of the MIT Faculty, and from 1995 to 2000 as Dean of Students and Undergraduate Education. Her latest book, Retooling: A Historian Confronts Technological Change (MIT Press, 2002) draws upon her experiences as a historian and MIT dean to comment upon our “technological age.” She is President-elect, Society for the History of Technology.

Williams receibed her M.A. in Modern European History from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Ph.D. in History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


Lectures:

lecture
flag What's So Natural About Natural Disasters?
as moderator at  MIT World Series: Big Questions After Big Hurricanes 2005,
together with: David A. Mindell, David Jones, Meg Jacobs,
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flag Leadership in a Complex, Technology-Driven World
as author at  MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers,
together with: Robert S. Langer, Robert Metcalfe, Phillip A. Sharp,
339 views
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flag Interdisciplinary Research at MIT: Making Uncommon Connections
as author at  MIT World Series: Uncommon | In common,
together with: Alice Gast, Penny Chisholm, Moungi G. Bawendi, Alexander H. Slocum,
62 views
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flag The STS Forum: MIT's Responsibility in a Dangerous World
as moderator at  The STS Forum: MIT's Responsibility in a Dangerous World,
together with: Claude R. Canizares, Alice Gast, Brendan Foley, Peter Schulman,
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