Sharon Traweek


405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles
United States


Assoc. Prof. Gender Studies + History Departments; Terasaki Center for Japan Studies


Contact me at [not via snail]
My recent publications in critical university studies include:
+ “I Prefer the Map,” Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, Vol 7, No 2 (2021), pp 56-64.
See comments by Subramaniam, Harding, Mikami, Núñez, Suarez, and Sørensen.
+ "Let Canons Burn?"Anthropology Now, 12.3 (2021): 34-38.
+ Questing Excellence in Academia: A Tale of Two Universities by Knut H. Sørensen and Sharon Traweek (Routledge, 2022). The digital version of the book is free; click on the title to access the link.
+ My first book, also on knowledge making communities, remains in print:
Beamtimes and Lifetimes: the World of High Energy Physicists (Harvard, 1988).
+ Oral History Booth 2018 Sharon Traweek | STS Infrastructures
+ An Interview with 2020 4S Bernal Prize Winner Sharon Traweek
That 2020 prize was or “distinguished contributions to the field of STS” from the interdisciplinary, international Society for Social Studies of Science, a daunting experience since about half the recipients were listed in my 1982 dissertation.