Latif Nasser is the 2021 Joseph H. Hazen Lecturer in the History of Science.
While a graduate student in the history of science, Latif Nasser started moonlighting as a journalist. Upon graduating, he took the plunge covering science in print for the Boston Globe, through the podcast Radiolab, and in a Netflix docuseries called Connected. In this Hazen lecture, he will tell a bit about this professional left turn, as well as give a few tips about how to tell science stories — past and present — to audiences outside academia. Nasser will be joined in conversation with historians of science Alex Wellerstein and Ingrid Ockert, followed by Q & A with current PhD students and the audience.
- Latif Nasser, Host of Connected and Co-Host of Radiolab
- Moderated by Alex Wellerstein, Assistant Professor in Science and Technology Studies at Stevens Institute of Technology
- Special guest Ingrid Ockert, Marketing Communications Coordinator at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Comments by Sarah Pickman, PhD Candidate in History at Yale University
- Comments by Sarah Qidwai, PhD Candidate in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto
Free and open to the public; registration required. Registered attendees will receive an event link on the day of the event. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.
Organized by the History of Science Society. Hosted by the Center for Science and Society.