Dr. Amy Bix, "How Coeds came to Georgia Tech: A History of Women and Engineering Education"

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  • Date/Time:
    • Monday March 2, 2020
      4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Room 102, Stephen C. Hall Building, 215 Bobby Dodd Way, Atlanta, GA
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Jennifer Singh (jennifer.singh@hsoc.gatech.edu)

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Summary Sentence: Dr. Amy Bix on history of women engineers at Georgia Tech

Full Summary: The School of History and Sociology and the Society of Women Engineers welcome Dr. Amy Bix, professor of history at Iowa State University. She will speak on "How Coeds Came to Georgia Tech: A History of Women and Engineering Education" on March 2nd, 4pm, in Room 102, Stephen C. Hall Building, 215 Bobby Dodd Way.

The School of History and Sociology and the Society of Women Engineers welcome Dr. Amy Bix, professor of history at Iowa State University. She will speak on "How Coeds Came to Georgia Tech: A History of Women and Engineering Education" on March 2nd, 4pm, in Room 102, Stephen C. Hall Building, 215 Bobby Dodd Way.

AMY SUE BIX is an associate professor in the History Department at Iowa State University and director of ISU’s Center for Historical Studies of Technology and Science. Originally from the Chicago area, she earned her Ph.D. in the history of science from Johns Hopkins University. She has been at Iowa State since 1993, where she teaches courses in women's history; the history of technology; history of medicine; history of American popular culture, the history of women in science, and more. Her most recent book is Girls Coming to Tech: A History of American Engineering Education for Women (MIT Press, 2014). In 2014, Bix won the Betty Vetter Award for Research from WEPAN (the Women in Engineering ProActive Network), recognizing notable achievement in research related to women in engineering. She is currently writing her next book, which will explore the more recent history of women, gender, and engineering work.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology

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Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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history, engineering, women
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  • Created On: Feb 19, 2020 - 1:28pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 19, 2020 - 1:44pm