Sheldon Krimsky

Sheldon Krimsky is the Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities & Social Sciences in the Department of Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning, School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, and adjunct professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the Tufts School of Medicine. His most recent book is Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry into Medical Frontiers.


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Sheldon Krimsky on "The Gene: An Intimate History" and "The Age of Genomes: Tales from the Front Lines of Genetic Medicine"....

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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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