Associate Professor


Williams Hall


Ph.D. Harvard University
M.A. Harvard University
B.A. Harvard University

Research Interests

General history of science, history of biology (genetics, population genetics, Darwin, Darwinism and evolutionary theory, morphology, experimental biology), Russian and Soviet science, institutional history, comparative history of eugenics, nature-nurture controversy, scientific futurism, science and religion, science and literature, science fiction, writing.

Teaching Fields

Mark Adams's central teaching and research interests focus on the history of biology, the institutional history of science, science and politics, the history of Russian science and technology, and science fiction.

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