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5th Jülich Lecture
"Gendered Innovations in Science, Medicine and Engineering"

Prof. Londa Schiebinger is the John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1984, and Directed the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford from 2004-2010. She currently directs the EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, and Engineering project (

Her prize-winning books include: The Mind Has No Sex? Women in the Origins of Modern Science (Harvard University Press, 1989); Nature’s Body: Gender in the Making of Modern Science (Beacon Press, 1993; Rutgers University Press, 2004); Has Feminism Changed Science?(Harvard University Press, 1999); Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering (Stanford University Press, 2008); and Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance (Stanford University Press, 2008). She has also published major reports on Dual-Career Academic Couples: What Universities Need to Know (2008) and “Gender, Science, and Technology” for the United Nations (2010). Schiebinger is the recipient of major prizes and awards, including the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize and Guggenheim Fellowship.

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