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Naomi Oreskes


Naomi Oreskes is professor of the history of science and affiliated professor of Earth and planetary sciences at Harvard University, and an internationally renowned geologist, science historian, and author. She received a B.Sc. (first class honors) in Mining Geology from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London (1981) and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Geological Research and History of Science from Stanford University (1990). She joined the faculty at Harvard in 2013 after 15 years at the University of California, San Diego.   

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