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4S Announces New Journal Editor


The new editor of Science, Technology & Human Values was announced at the 4S meetings in Cleveland. Professor Edward Hackett, Arizona State University, will assume editorial duties effective Summer 2012. Professor Hackett brings a wealth of experience to the position. He was formally on the faculty of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and most recently is Professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. He also has served as Program Officer, Science and Technology Studies Program and Director, Division of Social and Economic Sciences at the National Science Foundation. Professor Hackett was an editor of the 3rd edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. He takes over editorial duties from Geof Bowker who has done an excellent job of strengthening the journal during his tenure.