Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an assistant professor of physics and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire. In her capacity as a physicist, she is a particle and cosmology theorist, with a focus on understanding dark matter. She also holds expertise in Black feminist science, technology, and society studies, with a particular interest in how race and gender shape knowledge and practice in physics. She is one of under 100 Black American women to earn a PhD from a department of physics. Her book The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred comes out on March 9, 2021.
Lecture Date: Wednesday, September 16
Lecture Time: 4:00-5:20pm PST - This is an online-only course. Advance registration is required to attend.
This is the first in the series of speakers for STS 51, a weekly lecture series exploring the intersections of race, racism, and scientific practice