Katayoun Chamany is Breaking Ground on the Intersection of Science and Humanities.

  • Posted on: January 31, 2017
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Katayoun Chamany, associate professor of biology at The New School is breaking ground on the intersection of science and humanities, in a series of conference and summits.

During the last few months Katayoun Chamany, newly appointed Mohn Familty Professor of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has hosted faculty development workshops for BMCC faculty interested in incorporating social context in science and technology courses, worked with SENCER on a new initiative at the cross roads of Science and Humanities at SUNY Stony Brook, presented collaborative work on biopigment and textile design with colleague Luciana Scrutchen in Parsons Fashion at the International Shibori Symposium in Oaxaca, and most recently was invited to share innovative approaches at thte campuses of Tecnologico de Monterrey. At the Mexico City campus, she discussed the incorporation of information design and ethics in Stem Cells Across the Curriculum and at the Monterrey campus she served on a panel designed to address Science for Whom, By Whom and for What Purpose?


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