Banu Subramaniam

Banu Subramaniam is a professor of women, gender and sexuality studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Originally trained as a plant evolutionary biologist, she writes about social and cultural aspects of science as they relate to experimental biology. She advocates for activist science that creates knowledge about the natural world while being aware of its embeddedness in society and culture. She co-edited ''Making Threats: Biofears and Environmental Anxieties'' (2005) and ''Feminist Science Studies: A New Generation'' (2001). Her book ''Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity'' (2014) was chosen as a ''Choice'' Outstanding Academic Title in 2015 and won the Society for Social Studies of Science Ludwik Fleck Prize for science and technology studies in 2016. Her most recent book, ''Holy Science: The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism'' (2019), won the Michelle Kendrick Prize for the best book from the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts in 2020. Provided by Wikipedia
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