Daniel J. Kevles

J. O. and Juliette Koepfli Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus

A.B., Princeton University, 1960; Ph.D., 1964. Assistant Professor of History, Caltech, 1964-68; Associate Professor, 1968-78; Professor, 1978-86; Koepfli Professor of the Humanities, 1986-2001; Koepfli Professor Emeritus, 2001-. Executive Officer for the Humanities, 1978-81.

Research Interests

History of Modern Science; Science and Society; Modern American History

Selected Publications

The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character, W. W. Norton, 1998.

In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity, Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.

The Physicists: The History of a Scientific Community in Modern America, Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.