September 17, 2015
The International Society for History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology has given its top award, the David L. Hull Prize, to ASU Regents' Professor and Distinguished Sustainability Scientist Jane Maienschein. The prize honors an extraordinary contribution to scholarship and service, and promotes interdisciplinary connections between history, philosophy, social studies and biology.
Maienschein’s contributions to the fields of history and philosophy of science include serving as the founding president of the International Society for History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology; on the governing board of the Philosophy of Science Association; and as vice president and president of the History of Science Society. Maienschein is the current director of ASU’s Center for Biology and Society.