Robert N. Proctor

Robert N. Proctor is a professor of history of science at Stanford University. He specializes in 20th century science, technology, and medicine. He also does work on human origins including: changing notions of the oldest tools, art and fire, changing body imagery, the history of molecular anthropology, visual rhetoric in phyletic diagrams, changing archaeological techniques and images of "humaness," the history of global creationism and of Evo Devo, catastrophic geology, global climate change, and environmental policy.

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium