About Us

The Department of Science & Technology Studies (S&TS) at Cornell is concerned with understanding the larger ethical, social, and political dimensions of science-intensive issues. Science and technology are at the core of many of the most important concerns or topics of our day, from the control of military technology, to the ethics of assisted reproduction, to privacy on the Internet. The thread connecting these diverse issues is a shared understanding of science and technology as inherently social activities that are best studied from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Shiana Kuriakose

Young Alumna Spotlight: Shiana Kuriakose '20

S&TS graduate, Shiana Kuriakose: 'The growth mindset I was able to cultivate at Cornell will carry me through all the uncertainty' Read more

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Wanheng Hu

Graduate Student Spotlight: Wanheng Hu 

S&TS graduate student, Wanheng Hu tells about his research focus, recent awards, interests and more in this Spotlight