Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an assistant professor of physics and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire, USA. Her work on particle physics and cosmology focuses especially on the dark matter problem, and she is a topical convenor for the 2021 Snowmass Particle Physics Community Planning Process.
In addition, Dr. Prescod-Weinstein is a Black feminist theorist of science, technology, and society studies, and she is an executive committee member of the American Physical Society (APS) Forum on the History of Physics. She is the recipient of the APS 2021 Edward A. Bouchet Award for contributions to particle cosmology research and co-founding Particles for Justice. Dr. Prescod-Weinstein’s book The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred was released in March of 2021.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO HUMANSANDNATURE.ORG:
Liberating Our View of the Night Sky: A Conversation Between Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein and Ayana Young
A response to “How do we understand the Cosmos as our home?”
Visit Chanda Prescod-Weinstein’s homepage to learn more about her work.