Oral history interview with Susan Hockfield, 2013

 

Name
Hockfield, Susan (Interviewee)
Dziedzic, Sarah (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Susan Hockfield, 2013
Abstract
Upbringing in Chappaqua, New York; early research: neuroanatomy laboratory at University of Rochester, dissertation at National Institutes of Health; work at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Yale University: professor of neurobiology, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, provost; Massachusetts Institute of Technology: president and professor of neuroscience; invited to join Carnegie Corp oration of New York Board of Trustees; interest in education: online classes, integrated disciplines, updated K-12 teaching; Carnegie Corporation: venture-like funding, breakdown of complicated education issue, high-level partnerships, risky innovation; immigration reform and academic diplomacy; influential colleagues: James D. Watson, Vartan Gregorian.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 3
Subjects
Education; Neurobiology; Scientists; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations--Political activity; Endowments; Hockfield, Susan; Gregorian, Vartan; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2013
Physical Description
37 pages + index; 1 digital audio file (76 min.)
Note (Biographical)
President Emerita of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Note
Interviewed by Sarah E. Dziedzic on June 20, 2013.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of Susan Hockfield
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
10510596
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-31e8-7g02
Related URLs
Transcript
Available digital content for this interview.