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science historian

Anne Harrington, American Science historian. Recipient Captain Jonathan Fay prize Radcliffe College, 1982, Bowdoin prize Harvard University, 1982, Marshall Trust scholarship, 1982-1985, Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Research fellowship at Oxford and London, 1985-1986, Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research fellowship Freiburg U., 1986-1988; grantee National Library. Medicine, 1991, National Science Foundation, 1991, Spencer Foundation, 1993.

Background

Harrington, Anne was born on June 15, 1960 in New York City. Daughter of Gerard Junior and Sue Leia (Sayer) Harrington.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, Harvard University, 1982;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1985.

Career

Research fellow, Wellcome Institute, London, 1985-1986;Humboldt research fellow, Freiburg (Germany) U., 1986-1988;assistant professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988-1991;Morris Kahn associate professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991-1995;professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1995. Consultant Network on Mind-Body Interactions, MacArthur Foundation, Chgo, 1992-1999. Fellow Mind-Brain-Behavior Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, since 1993, governing board, since 1994, associate director, 1996-1997, co-director, since 1997.

Works

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, History of Science Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, scuba diving, literature, traveling.

Connections

Married Godehard Oepen, September 10, 1989 (divorced 1997).

father:
Gerard Harrington Junior

mother:
Sue Leia (Sayer) Harrington

spouse:
Godehard Oepen