Evelynn M. Hammonds Publications

Most Recent

2012      Lundy Braun and Evelynn Hammonds, “ The Dilemma of Classification:  The Past in the Present” in Wailoo, Nelson, et al, editors, Genetics and the Unsettled Past (Rutgers University Press, 2011)

2008     Lundy Braun and Evelynn Hammonds, Race, “Population, and Genomics:  Africa as laboratory,” Social Science and Medicine, vol. 30 (2008) pp. 1-9

2007     Evelynn Hammonds (w co-authors) “Racial Categories in Medical Practice: How Useful Are They?” PLOS Medicine, vol. 4, issue 9, (Sept. 2007) e271

2005     “Straw men and their Followers:  The return of biological race” published in on line web forum on Race and Genomics by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) at http://raceandgenomics.ssrc.org/

The Use of Race Variables in Genetic Studies of Complex Traits and the Goal of Reducing Health Disparities:  A Transdisciplinary Perspective” (with co-authors) American Psychologist, vol. 60, no. 1 January 2005.

2003     Conversation on Feminist Science Studies,” with B. Subramanian, Signs: Journal of Women in Society.


2011  The Harvard Sampler,:  Liberal Education for the Twenty-first Century,  edited Jennifer M. Shephard, Stephen M. Kosslyn, and Evelynn M. Hammonds (Harvard University Press)

 2008           The Nature of Difference:  Sciences of Race in the United States from Jefferson to Genomics ,co-authored with Rebecca Herzig (MIT Press)

The Logic of Difference: A History of Race in Science and Medicine in the United States, 1850-1990 – in progress

Consulting Editor, Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society (forthcoming from Oxford University Press)

1999      Childhood’s Deadly Scourge: The Campaign to Control Diphtheria in New York City, 1880-1930 (Johns Hopkins University Press)