Lady Science no. 40

Lady Science no. 40

Where State Politics Meets Gender Politics: Chien-Shiung Wu and the Manhattan Project by Kanta Dihal 

Adding Up: Phyllis Rosser and the Gender Politics of Standardized Math Tests by KJ Shepherd

Will the Real Amelia Peabody Please Stand Up? by Kate Sheppard 

In this issue, guest writer Kanta Dihal investigates how the life and work of Chinese physicist Chien-Shiung Wu became obscured by anti-Asian and anti-communist sentiment in a post-WWII America. Keegan Shepherd writes about Phyllis Rosser, the journalist who exposed gender bias in standardized testing. And lastly, Kate Sheppard explores the real life women archaeologists who inspired Elizabeth Peter's fictional character, Amelia Peabody. 


This issue is published in syndication with The New Inquiry.

*Banner image Chien-Shiung Wu in 1963 at Columbia University via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

Lady Science no. 41

Lady Science no. 41

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Lady Science no. 39: "Power to Disrupt and Power to Sustain"