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Sandra Harding

Distinguished Research Professor Emerita
Sandra Harding, distinguished research professor emerita
Sandra Harding
Sandra Harding
Distinguished Research Professor Emerita

Sandra Harding is a Distinguished Research Professor Emerita from UCLA. She has authored or edited seventeen books and special journal issues on topics in feminist and postcolonial epistemology, philosophy of science, and methodology. She co-edited Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 2000-05. Recently she has helped to co-found Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society. She has consulted to the Pan American Health Organization, UNIFEM, the UN. Commission on Science and Technology for Development, and UNESCO. She has held visiting appointments at the University of Costa Rica, the University of Amsterdam, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), and the Philosophy Department of Michigan State University.



  • Distinguished Research Professor Emerita in the Department of Education and the Department of Women and Gender Studies


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, New York University
  • B.A., Douglass College of Rutgers University

Awards, Honors, Fellowships

  • 1989. Elected to membership in Sigma Xi.
  • 1990. Woman Philosopher of the Year, Eastern Division Society for Women in Philosophy.
  • 2000-05. Co-editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
  • 2007. Awarded The Douglass (College) Society Membership.

Selected Publications

  • Objectivity and Diversity: Another Logic of Scientific Research. University of Chicago Press 2015
  • Ed, The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader. Duke University Press, 2011.
  • The Science Question in Feminism. Cornell University Press, 1986.