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GCSC Seminar: Jessica M. Smith “Sustainability and the Corporate Self: An ethnography of engineers and scientists working in the mining and oil and gas industries”

February 28, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST

Jessica M. Smith is an anthropologist and STS (science, technology, and society) scholar whose research interests center on energy, engineering, and public accountability.

She is Professor in the Engineering, Design & Society Department at the Colorado School of Mines, where she also directs the Humanitarian Engineering and Science graduate program. Her book Extracting Accountability: Engineers and Corporate Social Responsibility was published open access by The MIT Press in September 2021 and was funded by a Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM grant from the National Science Foundation. Professor Smith holds a PhD in anthropology and graduate certificate in women’s studies from the University of Michigan and a BA from Macalester College, where she majored in anthropology, international studies, and Latin American studies.


February 28, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST
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295 FASB (Sutton Geology Bldg.)
115 S 1460 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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