Zuoyue Wang

 

Conference Papers, Presentations, Invited Talks, Posters, and Chaired or Organized Panels

 

 

“White Flags in a Red Tide: Debates over Basic vs. Applied Research in the Politics of Science in Modern China,” Conference on “Basic and Applied Research: Historical Semantics of a Key Distinction in 20th Century Science Policy,” University of Bonn, February 20-22, 2014 (PDF).

 

“Arms Control” (the roles of scientists in US-China nuclear arms control and lessons for climate change negotiations), conference on “Nuclear Arms Control and Climate Change Negotiations: Shared Lessons and Possibilities,” University of Texas, Austin, January 16-17, 2014.

 

Chair of panel on “Science, Technology, and Medicine during China’s ‘Cultural Revolution,’” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Boston, November 22, 2013.

 

“Transnational History: From the Atomic Bomb to Climate Change,” Cal Poly Pomona History Department “Brown Bag” Series, November 20, 2013.

 

“The Early Republic: The Warlords, Military Technology, the New Culture Movement, and the Birth of the Scientific Community,” Workshop on “Historical Influence of Contemporary Chinese Grand Strategic Thinking on Science and Technology,” UC San Diego-Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, san Diego, October 18, 2013.

 

“Scientific Revolutions, Technological Revolutions, and the Modernization in the United States,” Institute for the History of Natural Sciences (as part of its international evaluation), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, October 17, 2013.

 

“…And the Rest Is History: How to Learn, Teach, Write, Interpret, and Present about the Past,” presentation at Cal Poly Pomona Library as part of the 75th anniversary campus celebration, October 7, 2013.

 

“Obama’s Science and Technology Policy: Retrospect and Prospects,” Great Wall Institute, Beijing, July 3, 2013.

Making Developmental State during the Cold War: A Comparative Study of Chinese and Indian Science and Technology Policy in the 1950s and 1960s,” workshop “Intersections: New Perspectives on Twentieth Century History of Science and Technology in India and China,” Tsinghua University, Beijing, June 29, 2013.  Co-authored by Jahnavi Phalkey

 “Chinese American Physicists and China’s Reform and Opening Up,” Department of Physics, Capital Normal University, Beijing, June 27, 2013. In Chinese.

要写出真实的历史” (the need to write true history), remarks at the conference marking the publication of 王德禄和杜开昔,《1950年代归国留美科学家访谈录》(interviews with Chinese scientists who returned from the US in the 1950s), Great Wall Institute, Beijing, June 26, 2013.

“Chinese American Scientists and China’s Reform and Opening Up,” Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, June 25, 2013.

 “Chinese American Scientists: A Transnational Historical Study,” University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, June 13, 2013.

“Studies in Recent History of Science and Technology in the US and China,” University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, June 13, 2013.

 “Obama’s Science and Technology Policy: Retrospect and Prospect,” Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China, June 6, 2013.

 “A Comparative Study of the Developments of Modern Physical Sciences in the US and China,” Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China, June 5, 2013.

 “Models of Modernization? Chinese American Scientists in Reform-Era China,” Fulbright Conference of Hong Kong University on “New Perspectives on Transnational Chinese Culture and History,” Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, June 2, 2013.

“Asian Americans in Science and Technology: A Historical Study with Emphasis on Chinese American Scientists and Engineers,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Asian Pacific American Council, Livermore, May 28, 2013.

“Chinese American Scientists: A Study in Transnational History of Science and Technology,” Cal State Fullerton, April 25, 2013.

 

Chair of panel on “Humanities and Social Sciences,” Annual Conference of the Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California, San Gabriel, March 30, 2013.

 

“The Sputnik Moments: Science and Technology Policy from Eisenhower to Obama,” at the conference on “Ike Reconsidered” at Hunter College, New York, March 7, 2013.

 

“In Sputnik’s Shadow: America in the 1950s,” Keynote at annual meeting of the Historical Society of Pomona Valley, Pomona, CA, February 9, 2013.

 

Chair of panel on “Modern China and Transnational Science,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 16, 2012.

 

中美跨国科学和决策心理学” (transnational science in the US and China; new insights on policy-making), Great Wall Institute, Beijing, November 13, 2012.

 

Participation as a commentator at a conference on “老科学家学术成长资料采集工程” (the project to document the academic careers of senior scientists of China) sponsored by the China Science and Technology Association, Jinan, China, November 11, 2012.

 

“Chinese/American Scientists: Making Transnational Science in the US and China,” National Astronomical Observatory, Beijing, November 9, 2012.

 

二战后美国国防科技政策演化” (Evolution of American Defense Science and Technology Policy since World War II), National University of Defense Technology College of Humanities and Social Sciences, November 7 and 8, 2012.

 

“China’s International Scientific and Technological Exchanges: The Case of Geosciences from IGY to Global Warming,” Third International Symposium on the History of Technological Exchange between China and Foreign Countries, Changsha, China, November 6-8, 2012. Co-authored by Jiuchen Zhang.

 

冷战时期跨国科学:中国、美国、欧洲” (Transnational Science during the Cold War: China, the US, and Europe), University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (中国科学院大学), Beijing, October 31, 2012. Co-authored by Xiaodong Yin.

 

美国关于中国近现代科技史研究” (American Studies on the History of Science and Technology in Modern China), Institute for the History of Natural Sciences (自然科学史所) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, October 23, 2012.

 

中美近代科学发展比较” (Comparative Studies in the Development of Science in Modern China and US), Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (大连化物所), Dalian, China. October 19, 2012.

 

美国关于中国近现代科技史研究” (American Studies on the History of Science and Technology in Modern China), Zhengzhou University (郑州大学) College of History, Zhengzhou, China, October 17, 2012.

 

美国关于中国近现代科技史研究” (American Studies on the History of Science and Technology in Modern China), Henan Normal University (河南师范大学) Science, Technology, and Society Institute, Xinxiang, China, October 16, 2012.

 

中美近现代科技史研究” (Studies in Recent History of Science and Technology in China and the US), Henan Polytechnic University (河南理工大学), Jiaozuo, China, October 15, 2012.

 

“Professor Fang Lizhi: A Scientist and Advocate for Human Rights and Democracy,” Symposium on “Exploring the Dark Universe: Frontiers of Cosmology and Astrophysics in the 21st Century,” Tucson, AZ, October 6, 2012.

 

“General Education Curriculum and Cal Poly Pomona’s Various Colleges and Services” (通识教育课程及加州州立理工大学各学院和服务机构设置) for delegation from Jiangsu Polytechnic College (江苏农林职业技术学院), Jurong City, Jiangsu, China, at Cal Poly Pomona Extension, July 3, 2012.

 

Participation at Workshop on “Scientific/Technological Revolutions and National Modernization,” Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, May 1-8, 2012.

 

Participation at Workshop “Intersections: New Perspectives on Twentieth Century History of Science and Technology in India and China,” King’s College London, April 10-15, 2012.

 

“In Sputnik’s Shadow: Reflections on American Science and Technology Policy during the Cold War and Beyond,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, March 15, 2012.

 

“Chinese-American Exact Scientists as Advisors to the Chinese Government,” 2012 Hixon Conference on “Engineers, Exact Scientists (Technocrats) and Political Processes: Global Perspectives,” Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, March 2-3, 2012, on March 3, 2012.

 

通识教育课程发展与加州州立大学模式” (General Education Curriculum and the CSU Model), for a delegation from Yunan University (云南大学), at CPP Extension, February 7, 2012. 

 

“Transnational Science and Politics during the Cold War: China, US, and Europe,” Keynote Speech, Annual Meeting of the Danish National Committee for the History and Philosophy of Science on the theme of “Science and Politics at War,” Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, December 13, 2011.  Co-authored by Xiaodong Yin.  See a report on the conference in German by Christian Kehrt.

 

“Transnational Science and the Cold War: China, US, and Europe,” Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 9, 2011. Co-authored by Xiaodong Yin.

 

近代史资料的收集和编撰” (The Collection and Compilation of Modern Historical Materials) for a delegation on modern history from Zhejiang Province, at CPP Extension, December 5, 2011.

 

通识教育课程发展与加州州立大学模式” (General Education Curriculum and the CSU Model”), for delegation from Henan Polytechnic University (河南理工大学), at CPP Extension, November 15, 2011.

 

“Making Transnational Science: American-Educated Chinese Scientists in China and the US since World War II,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Cleveland, November 5, 2011.

 

“Modern China, Transnational Science: The Role and Experiences of US-Educated Chinese Scientists since 1949,” The Asian Studies Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, September 15, 2011.

 

“The History of Science and Public Policy,” Keynote, Workshop on “The Public History of Science and Technology,” Department of History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, September 13, 2011.

 

“Making Transnational Science: A Historical Study of Chinese/American Scientists,” 13th International Congress for the History of Science in East Asia, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, July 25, 2011.

 

“The Spiritual Worlds of Chinese American Scientists,” Renmin University of China, Beijing, July 8, 2011.

 

“The Spiritual Worlds of Chinese American Scientists,” International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 21-23, 2011.

 

“A Transnational History of Chinese/American Physicists,” Condensed Matter Physics Webinar, University of South Carolina, May 5, 2011.

 

Participation at Workshop on “Intersections: New Approaches to Science and Technology in 20th Century China and India,” York University, Toronto, April 7-10, 2011.

 

Chinese/American Physicists: A Transnational History” (中国留美物理学家的跨国历史研究), American Physical Society March Meeting, Dallas, March 21-25, 2011 (on March 24, 2011). Link on talk, including abstract, presentation in pdf, and audio.

 

教授和美国大学GE课程的设计” (Faculty and Curriculum Development: General Education) for delegation from Henan Polytechnic University (河南理工大学), March 15, 2011, Cal Poly Pomona Extension, March 15, 2011.

 

Epistemology of Science” (科学认识论) (with Peter Ross), Cal Poly Pomona Political Science Department, February 10, 2011.

 

“Beyond the Middle Kingdom: China and the Evolution of Global Earth Sciences” (走出中国:中国和全球性地球科学的演化), “Earth Science, Global Science” Workshop, York University, Toronto, Canada, September 30-October 2, 2010 (on September 30, 2010). Co-authored by Jiuchen Zhang.

 

冷战与中国科学的跨国化” (The Cold War and the Transnationalization of Science in China), 清华大学(Tsinghua University)科学技术史沙龙2010年第二期,201099日。

 

中国留美科学家跨国历史研究” (A Study in the Transnational History of Chinese/American Scientists), 中国科技信息研究所 (China Scientific and Technical Information Institute), 北京,201098日。

 

“The Cold War and the Reshaping of Transnational Science in China” (冷战与中国跨国科学的演变), Caltech 2010 Francis Bacon Conference on “How the Cold War Transformed Science,” Caltech, May 7-9, 2010 (on May 8, 2010).

 

Chair of Panel on “Staging Science: Scientists at Exhibitions, 1851-1938,” Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting, Pomona College, Claremont, March 19-21, 2010 (on March 20, 2010).

 

“The Post WW2 Americanization of International Science and the Transnationalization of American Science” (二次世界大战后国际科学的美国化和美国科学的跨国化)Special Session on “Meet the Author of American Hegemony and the Postwar Reconstruction of Science in Europe,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, November 19-22, 2009 (on November 21, 2009).

 

“Chinese/American Scientists: A Transnational History” (留美科学家:一个跨国的历史)National Air and Space Museum (Contemporary History Colloquium), Washington DC, November 12, 2009.

 

Panelist on “Ethnic Studies and Archival Research” at Archival Education Research Institute (AERI), UCLA, July 10, 2009.

 

在卫星的阴影下:美国科技环境政策从艾森豪威尔到奥巴马”(In Sputnik’s Shadow: American Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy from Eisenhower to Obama),首都师范大学(Capital Normal University)历史学院,2009年6月16日。

 

从全球变暖看美国近现代科技环境政策”(Recent US Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy: The Case of Global Warming),清华大学(Tsinghua University)科学技术与社会研究所科学技术史沙龙,200967日。

 

近现代中国物理科学的历史研究”(Historical Studies of Physical Sciences in Modern China) 和“放在跨国视野下的近现代美国科技”(Science and Technology in Modern US: A Transnational Perspective), 首都师范大学(Capital Normal University)物理系,2009年6月4日。

 

“Chinese American Scientists: A Transnational History” (美籍华人科学家:一个跨国的历史), Association for Asian American Studies Annual Meeting, Honolulu, April 23-25, 2009.

 

“US, China, and Global Warming: Alone Together at the Top” (美国, 中国,和全球变暖) Conference on “Climate and Cultural Anxiety,” Colby College, Waterville, ME, April 1-4, 2009.

 

“Cultural Nationalism and Modernization: Chinese American Scientists in China(文化民族主义和现代化:美籍华人科学家在中国), “Science and Technology in the Making of Modern China” (中国近现代科技史国际研讨会), February 27-28, 2009, at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA 91711. (Co-organizer and speaker)

 

中美近现代科技史与科技政策研究 河南师范大学, 新乡, 20081230日。(“Studies in the History of Science, Technology, and Policy in Modern China and US,” Henan Normal University, XinxiangDecember 30, 2008).

 

“A Model of Modernity? Chinese American Scientists in China since 1971” (现代化的典范?1971年后美籍华人科学家在中国),

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, November 6-9, 2008.

 

 “What the President Should Know about Science: Historical Reflections,” Cal Poly Pomona Phi Alpha Theta Chapter, March 13, 2008.

 

“Modern American Presidencies,” Teaching American History workshop sponsored by the Constitutional Rights Foundation, held at Nixon Presidential Library for teachers from Montebello Unified School District on February 26, 2008 and for the Pasadena and El Rancho Unified School Districts on April 15, 2008.

 

“Historical Perspectives on World War II: US, Japan, China, and the Atomic Bomb,” Teaching American History workshop for teachers, San Bernardino, CA, February 25, 2008.

 

“In Sputnik’s Shadow: American Science Policy during the Cold War and Beyond,”

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Physics Department Colloquia, Pomona, February 22, 2008.

 

Making History: Senior Theses and Undergraduate Historical Research,” Cal Poly Pomona Showcase “Achieving Our Mission: Stories of Successful Learning,” Cal Poly Pomona, February 19-20, 2008.

 

“Eisenhower’s Legacy: American Science and Space Policy before and after Explorer I,”

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Conference on “Space Exploration’s Rich History: The 50th Anniversary of Explorer I,” JPL, Pasadena, January 26, 2008.

 

“Chinese American Scientists and Postwar American Science Policy,”

American Studies Program, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, December 27, 2007.

 

“‘If You Learn Your Math, Physics, and Chemistry…’: Technical Immigrants from China to the US since 1978,”

Conference on New Chinese Immigrants in the US, Shanghai, December 10-17, 2007.

 

“In Sputnik’s Shadow: American Scientists, Eisenhower, and the Negotiation over Its Meaning,”

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, November 1-4, 2007.

 

China and the International Geophysical Year,”

Conference on “Making Science Global,” the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC, October 30-31, 2007. Co-authored by Zhang Jiuchen.

 

“The US and the Chinese Atomic Bomb,”

Symposium on “Nukes in Asia,” Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, October 11-12, 2007.

 

“From the Sputnik Crisis to 9/11: A Historical Study of Recent US Science and Education Policy,”

Peking (Beijing) University Colloquium in the History and Philosophy of Science, Beijing, August 28, 2007.

 

“Evolution of American Science and Technology Policy since World War II and Its Impact on Higher Education,”

Tsinghua (Qinghua) University Institute on Higher Education, Beijing, August 28, 2007.

 

“Studies in the History of Science and Technology in Modern China: The Past, Present, and Prospect” (in Chinese),

An Invited Talk at the Symposium on Disciplinary Construction and Development in the History of Science and Technology, Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing,  August 17-18, 2007.

 

“US-China Relations,”

“Teaching American History” Project jointly sponsored by Cal Poly Pomona History Department and the Hacienda Heights School District, Hacienda Heights, CA, August 6, 2007.

 

“Engineering a New Space: Chinese American Scientists and Engineers in Aerospace in Southern California,”

Huntington-USC Conference on “Rocket Science and Region,” Pasadena, CA, August 3-4, 2007.

 

“History of Science and Science Policy,”

MBL-Arizona State University History of Biology Seminar on “What’s the Value of History for Science?” Woods Hole, MA, May 14-19, 2007.  Co-authored by Naomi Oreskes.

 

Chair of Panel on “Science and Society in the Cold War,”

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, November 2-5, 2006.

 

Chair and commentator, panel on “Science and Power in 20th Century China,”

Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 2006.

 

“Responding to Rachel Carson: Scientists, the White House, and Environmental Policy in the 1960s,”

UC San Diego Science Studies Program, La Jolla, CA, November 2005.

 

“Physics in China in the Context of the Cold War,”

Conference on “Physics in Germany from 1920 to 1970: Concepts, Instruments, and Resources for Research and Research Support in International Comparison,” Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, September 29-October 1, 2005.

 

“‘It Just Scared Me to Death:’ American Response to the Chinese Atomic Bomb,”

Conference on “Nukes in East Asia,” Union College, Schenectady, NY, September 2005.

 

“Scientists as Advisors on Military Technology: The Case of the US President’s Science Advisory Committee in a Comparative Context, 1939-1973,”

International Congress of History of Science, Beijing, China, July 2005.

 

“Technical Aliens: Chinese Scientists in the United States and the Politics of Early Cold War,”

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 2004.

 

China Goes to the Poles,”

NSF History of Polar Oceanography Workshop, Barrow, Alaska, September 2004.

 

Chair of panel on “Politics and Science in the Modern World,”

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, November 2003, Cambridge, MA.

 

“Framing the Transnational in Modern Chinese Science: Nationalism, Professionalism, and Modernization,”

Johns Hopkins University Conversation on the Future History of Science, Medicine, and Technology in East Asia, Baltimore, September 2003.

 

“Taming Undisciplined Enthusiasm: Presidential Science Advisors and the Space Program, 1957-1973,”

Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, November 2002.

 

Chair of panel on “20th Century Physical Sciences in East Asia and the Pacific Rim,”

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, November 2002.

 

Recent Trends in History of Science and Technology in the US: Merging into the Mainstream,”

The Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, August 2002.

 

“Science, Technology, and Education in China: A Historical Perspective on Recent Changes,”

International Research Forum, Cal Poly Pomona, April 2002.

 

Science and Civil society in China: The Case of the Science Society of China, 1914-1951,”

Symposium on “Ideology and Science,” Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley, October 19-20, 2001, Berkeley.

 

"Channeling Two Worlds: A Historical Study of Chinese American Physicists,"

The 21st International Congress for History of Science, Mexico City, July 2001. 

 

Chair of panel on "North-South Scientific Relations during the Cold War,"

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, November 2-5, 2000.

 

“A Model of Modernity: The Role of Chinese American Scientists in China’s Science Policy,”

Policy History Conference, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, June 2000.

 

"Family History: A Tool in Teaching the Immigrant Experiences in US Surveys,"

Southern California History Retreat,  Cal Poly Pomona, May 2000

 

Organized and chaired panel on "Chinese Science and Society in the Twentieth Century: New Trends in Historiography,"

West Coast History of Science Society and UC/Stanford Workshop in the History of Science, UC Berkeley, May 5-7, 2000.

 

Commentary on Douglas Weiner, “Ecology and Environmentalism in the USSR and the US: Two Models of Professional and Civic Identity,”

Workshop on “Science and Civil Society,” University of Wisconsin, Madison, April 13-16, 2000.

 

“'Ideologically Correct' Science,”

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, November 1999. Co-authored by M. Gordin, W. Grunden, and M. Walker.

 

"History of Science in the United States,"

A talk at the Institute of the History of the Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, July 1999.

 

"Pacific Exchanges: US-China Contacts in Oceanography in the Twentieth Century,"

Workshop on the History of Oceanography ("Maury II"), Woodshole Oceanographic Institution, Woodshole, MA, June 16, 1999.

 

"A Tale of Two Labs: SLAC, BEPC, and the Politics of High Energy Physics,"

Conference on the History and Sociology of the Laboratory, State University of New York, Stony Brook, June 1999.

 

"From Sputnik to the Internet: American Scientists and Technological Skepticism," Department of History, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, March 8, 1999.

 

"The Atomic Bomb: Linking World War II and the Cold War in American History," Department of History, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, March 8, 1999.

 

"Chinese American Scientists: From Model Minority to Model Modernity,"

Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley, February 1999.

 

"Banking on Technological Skepticism: American Scientists and Public Policy during the Cold War"

Panel on "Science and Democracy in Postwar America," History of Science Society Annual Meeting, October 1998, Kansas City.

 

"Ethnic America and Transnational Technoscience: The Case of the Chinese American Scientific Community,"

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, May 1998, Prescott, AZ.

 

"American Scientists and US-China Scientific Exchange: A Case Study of Scientific Internationalism during the Cold War,"

Workshop on "Science, Technology, and Modern America: New Historical Perspectives," March 7, 1998, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

“US-China Scientific Exchange, 1971-1989,”

Conference on Physicists in the Postwar Political Arena, January 1998, University of California, Berkeley.

 

“Between the Devil and the Deep sea: C. K. Tseng and Marine Science and Technology in Modern China,”

History of Science Society Annual Meeting, November 1997, San Diego, CA.  Co-authored by Peter Neushul.

 

"Revolutionary Utilitarianism: Science and Political Ideology in China, 1949-1976," Workshop on "Science and Political Ideology," August 1997, Union College, Schenectady, NY.

 

“Responding to Silent Spring: Presidential Science Advisors and the Negotiations over Federal Pesticide Policy in the Kennedy Administration”

American Society for Environmental History Meeting, March 1997, Baltimore, MD.

 

"American Science and the Cold War,"

Department of History and Center for the History of Recent Science, George Washington University, February 1997, Washington, DC.

 

“History of Science and Scientists: Historicizing the ‘Science Wars,’”

UC-Stanford Workshop in History of Science, January 1997, UC Berkeley, CA.

 

“History of Science on the Internet and World Wide Web,”

History of Science Program, April 1996, UC Santa Barbara.

 

"The Policy History of SLAC and Its Comparison with that of the SSC [Superconducting Super Collider]," as part of  a panel discussion on "Learning from a Policy Fiasco: The SSC as a Science Policy Case Study,"

Society for the History of Technology-Society for the Social Studies of the Science Joint Meeting, October 1995, Charlottesville, VA.

 

"Negotiating the Boundaries: Science and Politics in China in the Twentieth Century,"

History of Science Colloquium, April 1995, UC Santa Barbara.

 

"US-China Scientific Exchanges since Nixon,"

History of  Science Colloquium, December 1994, UC Santa Barbara.

 

"American Responses to Sputnik,"

Southern College of Technology, April 1993, Marietta, GA.

 

"American Science Challenged: The Debate over US Science Policy in Response to Sputnik,"

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)--Pacific Division Annual Meeting, June 1992, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

"Ike, Sputnik, and PSAC: Scientists into the White House, 1957-1961,"

History of Science Society-Society for History of Technology Joint Annual Meeting, November 1991, Madison, WI.

 

"Scientists at the White House: A History of the President's Science Advisory Committee, 1957-1973,"

West Coast History of Science Society Annual Meeting, May 1991, Morro Bay, CA.

 

"World War I and Cambridge Science, 1914-1926,"

18th International Congress of History of Science, August 1989, Hamburg, Germany.