Myles W. Jackson

Visiting Scholar (Jul 2016-Sep 2016)

PhD, Professor of History, New York University

­Myles Jackson is the Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of the History of Science, NYU-Gallatin; Professor of History, Department of History, NYU-FAS; Director of Science and Society, NYU-CAS; and Professor of the Division of Medical Ethics, NYU-Langone School of Medicine. He has written on the history of nineteenth-century German physics and the history of molecular biology in the United States.


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German Radio and the Development of Electric Music in the 1920s and 1930s


Selected Publications

Jackson, M. W. (2015). The genealogy of a gene: patents, HIV/AIDS, and race. Cambridge: MIT Press.

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Hui, A. E., Kursell, J., & Jackson, M. W. (Eds.). (2013). Music, sound, and the laboratory from 1750 - 1980 [Special Issue]. Osiris, 28.

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Jackson, M. W. (2006). Harmonious triads: physicists, musicians and instrument makers in nineteenth-century Germany. Cambridge: MIT Press.

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Jackson, M. W. (2000). Spectrum of belief: Joseph von Fraunhofer and the craft of precision optics. Cambridge, MA.

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