James R. Fleming (Jim)
Professor of Science, Technology, and Society
5881 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8858
|B.S.||Astronomy||Pennsylvania State University||1971|
|M.S.||Atmospheric Science||Colorado State University||1973|
|M.A.||History of Science||Princeton University||1984|
|Ph.D.||History of Science||Princeton University||1988|
Areas of Expertise
- History of science and technology
- Science, technology, and society (STS)
- Public policy
- Climate, meteorology, weather
- Climate intervention
- Museum practice
- Earth and space history
- Editing and publishing
Courses Currently Teaching
|ST112 A||Science, Technology, and Society|
|ST112W A||Science, Technology, and Society (Writing-intensive)|
|ST215 A||Weather, Climate, and Society|
|ST485 A||Technology Matters|
|ST486 A||Senior Project: The Craft of Research|
Series Editor, Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution
Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, 2013-
Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2006-07
AAAS Roger Revelle Fellow in Global Stewardship, 2006-07
Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, 2005-06
Founding President, International Commission on History of Meteorology meteohistory.org
Google Scholar Profile
New Horizons for Women in Science: Anne Louise Beck, Joanne Simpson, and the Leading Edge of Meteorological Research and Practice, 1920-2000
History and Public Policy
Toxic Airs: Body, Place, Planet in Historical Perspective. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014.
Osiris 26, Klima (2011). University of Chicago Press.
Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control. Columbia University Press, 2010.
Globalizing Polar Science. Palgrave, 2010.
"The Climate Engineers," Wilson Quarterly (Spring 2007). link
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