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Jane Maienschein

School of Life Sciences
Faculty
Campus:
TEMPE
Mailcode:
4501

Biography

 

Jane Maienschein specializes in the history and philosophy of biology and the way biology, bioethics and bio-policy play out in society. She also serves as Fellow and directs the HIstory and Philosophy of Science Project at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Maienschein and her team research embryology, genetics, and cell biology. They analyze epistemological standards, theories, and laboratory practices and combine that with their studies of people and institutions, as well as the changing social, political, and legal context in which science thrives.

She served as fellow with the U.S. House of Representatives during the 105thCongress. Maienschein has filled many leadership roles at ASU and with professional societies, panels with NIH, NSF, NEH and committees at the National Academy of Sciences. Founder and director of the Biology and Society Program and Center, Maienschein promotes education and research at the intersection of biological science and society.

 

Education

BA, History, the Arts, and Letters, Yale University

PhD, History and Philosophy of Science (Biology minor), Indiana University

Research Interests

Jane Maienschein specializes in the history and philosophy of biology and the way that biology, bioethics and biopolicy play out in society. Focusing on research in embryology, genetics, and cytology. Maienschein combines detailed analysis of the epistemological standards, theories, laboratory practices and experimental approaches with study of the people, institutions, and changing social, political and legal context in which science thrives.

Publications

  • With Manfred Laubichler and JuergenRenn, “Computational Perspectives in the History of Science: To the Memory of Peter Damerow,” Isis (2013) 104:119-130. 
  • With Manfred Laubichler, “Developmental Evolution,” in Michael Ruse, editor, Darwin Encyclopedia    (Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 375-382.
  • With Manfred Laubichler, “Charles Gillispie in the Digital Age,” in Jed Buchwald, editor, Charles Gillispie: A Master of Science History (Springer, 2012), pp. 37-45.
  • “History and Philosophy of Science at Work: Making Regenerative Medicine Research Better,” in Seymour Mauskopf and Tad Schmaltz, editors, Integrating History and Philosophy of Science: Problems and Prospects (Springer, 2012), 201-220.
  • “Human Dimensions of Biology,” in William Sims Bainbridge, editor, Leadership in Science and Technology (Sage Publications, 2012), pp. 504-511.

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  • Jane Maienschein. "Understanding Embryos in a Changing World: the Case of Philosophers and Historians Engaging Science". Erkenntnis (2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. Embryos Under the Microscope. Diverging Meanings of Life. (2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. Whose View of Life. (2014).
  • . . Review of: Towards a Theory of Development (2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Reply". Contemporary Debates in Bioethics (2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Stem cell research utilizing embryonic tissue SHOULD be conducted". Contemporary Debates in Bioethics pp. 237-247 and "Reply" 259-260 (2014).
  • Jane Maienschein and Manfred Laubichler. "Exploring Development and Evolution on the Tangled Bank". Evolutionary Biology: Conceptual, Ethical, and Religious Issues (2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. "A Surgeon's View of Transplantation". (2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Edmund Beecher Wilson". Embryo Project Encylopedia (2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Understanding Embryos in a Changing World: the Case of Philosophers and Historians Engaging Science". Erkenntnis (2013).
  • Manfred Laubichler, Juergen Renn, and Jane Maienschein. "Computational Perspectives in the History of Science: To the Memory of Peter Damerow". Isis (2013).
  • . . Review of: Vitalism and the Scientific Image in Post-Enlightenment Life Science, 1800-2010 (2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Finding Goodness Among Ought and Is Debates in Stem Cell Research". Dimensions of Goodness (2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Stem cell research utilizing embryonic tissue SHOULD be conducted". Contemporary Debates in Bioethics (2013).
  • Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein. "Developmental Evolution". Darwin and Evolutionary Thought (2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. History and Philosophy of Science at Work: Making Regenerative Medicine Research Better. Integrating History and Philosophy of Science: Problems and Prospects (2012).
  • Jane Maienschein. Human Dimensions of Biology. Leadership in Science and Technology (2012).
  • Jane Maienschein and Manfred Laubichler. Charles Gillispie in the Digital Age. Charles Gillispie: A Master of Science History (2012).
  • Jane Maienschein. ‘Organization’ as Setting Boundaries of Individual Development. Biological Theory (2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. Regenerative Medicine’s Historical Roots in Regeneration, Transplantation, and Translation. Developmental Biology (2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. Why Do Stem Cells Create Such Public Controversy?. Spontaneous Generations (2011).
  • Jane Maienschein and Karen Wellner. Competing Views of Embryos for the Twenty-First Century: Textbooks and Society. Science and Education (2011).
  • . . Review of: Mirage of a Space Between Nature and Nuture (2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. Human Dimensions of Biology. Leadership in Science and Technology (2011).
  • jane Maienschein. "Ross Granville Harrison (1870–1959) and Perspectives on Regeneration". Journal of Experimental Zoology B (2010).
  • Jane Maienschein and Manfred Laubichler. "The Embryo Project: An Integrated Approach to History, Practices, and Social Contexts of Embryo Research". Jrurnal of the History of Biology (2010).
  • Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein. Politics in Biology. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (2010).
  • Manfred Laubichler, Jane Maienschein, and Grant Yamashita. "The Embryo Project and the Emergence of a Digital Infrastructure for History and Philosophy of Science". Annals of the History and Philosophy of Biology (2010).
  • . . Review of: Cambridge History of Science volume 6 (2010).
  • . . Review of: Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's View of Human Evolution (2010).
  • Jane Maienschein and Jason Scott Robert. "What is a Healthy Embryo and How Do We know?". "Healthy" Embryo: Social, Biomedical, Legal and Philosophical Perspectives University Press, 2010), 1-15 (2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. Controlling Life: from Jacques Loeb to Regenerative Medicine. Journal of the History of Biology (2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Regenerative Medicine in Historical Context. Medicine Studies: International Journal for the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine & Allied Sciences (2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Rethinking Sarton’s Institute for History of Science and Civilization – Virtually. Isis (2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Stem Cell and Cloning Debates in the Context of Genetic Determinism. Yale Journal of Health Policy Law and Ethics (2009).
  • Manfred Laubichler, Grant Yamashita, Jane Maienschein. The Embryo Project and the Emergence of Digital Infrastructure for History and Philosophy of Science. Annals of History and Philosophy of Science (2009).
  • Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein, editors. Form and Function in Evo-Devo. (2009).
  • . . Review of: Maknig Visible Embryos (2009).
  • . . Review of: Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology (2009).
  • . . Review of: Tragic View of Life (2009).
  • Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein. Evolution and Society. Companion to Evolution (2009).
  • Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein. Evolution and Society. Evolution: The First Four Billion Years (2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Philip Pauly Eloge. (2009).
  • Jane Maienschein, Manfred Laubichler, and Andrew Loettgers. "How Can History of Science Matter to Scientists?,". Isis (2008).
  • Jane Maienschein, Mary Sunderland, Rachel Ankeny, Jason Robert. "The Ethos and Ethics of Translation". American Journal of Bioethics (with response to commentaries) (2008).
  • Jane Maienschein and George Smith. "What Difference does History of Science Make Anyway?,". (2008).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann. Thomas Hunt Morgan. New Dictionary of Scientific Biography (2007).
  • Laubichler, Manfred Dietrich, Aird, William, Maienschein, Jane Ann. Endothelial Biomedicine. (2007).
  • Laubichler, Manfred Dietrich, Maienschein, Jane Ann. From Embryology to Evo-Devo: The History of Evolutionary Development. (2007).
  • . . From Embryology to Evo-Devo (2007).
  • Aird, William,Laubichler, Manfred Dietrich,Maienschein, Jane Ann. Conclusion. Endothelial Biomedicine (2007).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) . Untangling Debates about Science and Religion. The Panda's Black Box: Opening up the Intelligent Design Controversy (2007).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) . What is an Embryo, and How do we Know?. Cambridge Companion to Philosophy of Biology (2007).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) ,Laubichler, Manfred Dietrich (Author) . Embryos, Cells, Genes, and Organisms. Reflections on the History of Evolutionary Developmental Biology. Integrating Evolution and Development (2007).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) ,Laubichler, Manfred Dietrich (Author) ,Aird, William (Author) . Conclusion. The Endothelium: A Comprehensive Reference (2007).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) ,Laubichler, Manfred Dietrich (Author) ,Aird, William (Author) . The Endothelium in History. The Endothelium: A Comprehensive Reference (2007).
  • Jane Maienschein, Jason Robert, Manfred Laubichler. Systems Biology and Stem Cell Biology. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (2006).
  • Laubichler, Manfred, Maienschein, Jane Ann. Development. New Dictionary of History of Ideas (2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann. Epigenesis and Preformation. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005).
  • Jane Maienschein. Embryos at the United Nations: Competing Science, Competing Values. Osiris (2005).
  • Jane Maienschein. The Path to Experimental Embryology. Treccani's History of Science. Istituto Della Enciclopedia Italiana (in Italian), Vol VIII (2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann. Whose View of Life? Embryos, Cloning, and Stem Cells. (2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann, Glitz, Marie, Allen, Garland. Centennial History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, The Department of Embryology. (2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann, Glitz, Marie, Allen, Garland. Embryology at The Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Embryology, A History of Development, Reproduction, and Genetics. (2005).
  • . . Review of: Creating A Tradition Of Biomedical Research: Contributions To The History Of The Rockefeller University (2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) . Introduction to the Department. Embryology Department at Carnegie Institution of Washington (2005).
  • . The Darwinian Revolution revisted. (2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann. The Path to Experimental Embryology, as "Dall'embiologia sperimentale alla biologia della sviluppo". Storia della scienza (Istituto Della Enciclopedia Italiana) (2004).
  • Jane Maienschein. Embryology, Evolution, and Ernst [Mayr]. Ludus Vitalis (2004).
  • . . Review of: Iconoclast. Abraham Flexner and a Life in Learning (2004).
  • . . Evolutionary Morphology: From Carl Gegenbaur to Present (2004).
  • Jane Maienschein. Confidence Building: In What, for Whom, and Why?. Jurimetrics (2003).
  • Jane Maienschein. Human Embryos and the Language of Scientific Research. American Journal of Bioethics (2003).
  • Jane Maienschein. Understanding Science and its Implications. Kansas Law Review (2003).
  • Manfred Laubichler, Jane Maienschein. Ontogeny, Anatomy, and the Problem of Homology. Theory in Biosciences (2003).
  • . . Review of: Hanson and Refil/Hazen (2003).
  • . . Review of: Hopwood (2003).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann. Thomas Hunt Morgan. Encyclopedia of Evolution (2002).
  • Jane Maienschein. Innocent Reflections on Science and Technology Policy. Technology in Society (2002).
  • Jane Maienschein. What's in a Name: Embryos, Clones, and Stem Cells. American Journal of Bioethics (2002).
  • Jane Maienschein, Allison Whitmer, Ronald Rutowski. Biology and Society: Educating for the Future. Journal for the Art of Teaching (2002).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) . Advocating the History for Science. Science, History, and Social Activism (2002).
  • Jane Maienschein. On Cloning: Advocating History of Biology in the Public Interest. Journal of the History of Biology (2001).
  • . . Darwinismus und/als Ideologie (2001).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann. Edmund Beecher Wilson. The History of Science in the United States: An Encyclopedia (2000).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann. Marine Biological Laboratory. The History of Science in the United States: An Encyclopedia (2000).
  • Jane Maienschein. Old Wine in New Bottles. Nature (2000).
  • Jane Maienschein. Staffing Science Policy-Making. Science (2000).
  • Jane Maienschein. Why Study History for Science?. Biology and Philosophy (2000).
  • Creath, Richard, Maienschein, Jane Ann. Biology and Epistemology. (2000).
  • Maienschein, Jane Ann (Author) . Competing Epistemologies and Developmental Biology. Biology and Epistemology (2000).
  • Jane Maienschein. David Hull as Ishkabbible President: Setting Values and Vision. (0).
  • Jane Maienschein. Reflections," Special Alumni Panel for 50th Anniversary. (0).

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 314 Rsch Colloquium/Biology/Soc I
BIO 414 Rsch Colloquium/Bio/Society II
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
HPS 495 Undergraduate Research
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 314 Rsch Colloquium/Biology/Soc I
BIO 414 Rsch Colloquium/Bio/Society II
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
HPS 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 496 Undergraduate Thesis
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
SSH 498 Pro-Seminar
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 516 History of Biology
BIO 518 History of Biology
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 620 Research Prospectus Writing
HPS 620 Research Prospectus Writing
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
BIO 314 Rsch Colloquium/Biology/Soc I
BIO 414 Rsch Colloquium/Bio/Society II
HPS 493 Honors Thesis
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
SSH 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 516 History of Biology
BIO 518 History of Biology
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
BIO 318 History of Medicine
HPS 331 History of Medicine
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
SSH 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 584 Internship
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HPS 620 Research Prospectus Writing
BIO 620 Research Prospectus Writing
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2013
Course Number Course Title
BIO 314 Rsch Colloquium/Biology/Soc I
BIO 414 Rsch Colloquium/Bio/Society II
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
HPS 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
HON 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 620 Research Prospectus Writing
HPS 620 Research Prospectus Writing
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2012
Course Number Course Title
HPS 311 Origins, Evolution, Creation
BIO 314 Rsch Colloquium/Biology/Soc I
BIO 344 Origins, Evolution & Creation
BIO 414 Rsch Colloquium/Bio/Society II
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
HPS 516 History of Biology
HPS 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
Fall 2012
Course Number Course Title
BIO 318 History of Medicine
HPS 331 History of Medicine
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HPS 620 Research Prospectus Writing
BIO 620 Research Prospectus Writing
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
Fall 2011
Course Number Course Title
BIO 414 Rsch Colloquium/Bio/Society II
MBB 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
HON 497 Honors Colloquium
BIO 498 Pro-Seminar
HPS 498 Pro-Seminar
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 591 Seminar
HPS 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HPS 598 Special Topics
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 790 Reading and Conference

Presentations

  • Jane Maienschein. On Embryos. Future Tense Public Event in Washington DC (Nov 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Is there Anything New about Astrobiology and Society?". Library of Congress Astrobiology and Society Symposium, Kluge Center (Oct 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. How T. H. Morgan Misled Garland Allen about Development. Garland Allen Retirement Symposium at Washington University (Oct 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. Revisiting Cowdry¿s General Cytology. Looking Back to See Ahead. Cell Symposium at the Marine Biological Laboratory (Oct 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. Looking at Cells, Seeing Complex Systems. Universiy of Vienna Philosophy Series and &HPS invited Lecture (Jul 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. Evolutionary Developmental Biology and Michael Ruse. Symposium for Michael Ruse (Apr 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. Looking at Cells Around 1900. University of Chicago (Feb 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. A History of Rich Collaboration: The University of Chicago and Marine Biological Laboratory. University of Chicago-Marine Biological Laboratory Inaugural Collaboration Meeting (Feb 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. Thinking about Cells and Development. Harvard University Center for Vascular Biology Visiting Professor series (Jan 2014).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Embryos Under the Microscope, A History of Science in Society,". York University (Nov 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Future of History and Philosophy of Science,". with Bernie Lightman, University of Toronto (Nov 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. Computational HPS. History of Science Society session, Boston (Nov 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. National Academy of Sciences at 150: Biological Sciences. National Academy of Sciences special session (Nov 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Embryos Under the Microscope. Negotiating between Science and Society". Friends of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oct 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Discussions of Digital HPS". Digital HPS Meeting Bloomington, Indiana (Sep 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "What¿s Surprising about Stem Cell Research?". ISHPSSB meeting, Montpellier, France (Jul 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. "What¿s Surprising about Stem Cell Research?". ISHPSSB meeting, Montpellier, France (Jul 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. Digital HPS in Context. ISHPSSB Meeting, Montpellier, France (Jul 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. Rachel Carson at 50. AAAS Session (Feb 2013).
  • Jane Maienschein. Understanding Embryos from Wilhelm Roux to Synthetic Biology Today. Indiana University Workshop in the History of Biology (Dec 2012).
  • Jane Maienschein. Understanding Embryos in a Changing and Complex World. University of Cincinnati Conference on Socially Engaged Philosophy of Science (Oct 2012).
  • Jane Maienschein. Kuhn Colloquium. Friday Evening Lecture, Marine Biological Laboratory (Jun 2012).
  • Jane Maienschein. Embryos in History and Society. University of Paris History and Philosphy of Science Institute (May 2012).
  • Jane Maienschein. Hans Driesch and Developing Organisms. Institute Vienna Circle 20th Anniversary Conference (Dec 2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. Bringing Science to the Public: What can the Science Studies Scholar Do?. History of Science Society Annual Meeting (Nov 2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. Reflections on David Hull: Setting the Values and Vision. ISHPSSB meeting (Jul 2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. Are Embryos What we Thought They Were? And How do we know?. Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science International Congress (Jul 2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. Finding Goodness Amoung Ought and Is Debates in Stem Cell Research. Notre Dame Conference on Dimensions of Goodness (Apr 2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. From Epigenesis to Epigenetics and Back Again. University of Toronto Colloquium Series (Feb 2011).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Understanding Embryos, Changing Assumptions". &HPS Conference (Sep 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Competing Embryological Epistemologies: How do we study development?". History of Philosophy of Science Conference (Aug 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. "History of the Endothelium". Gordon Research Conference (Aug 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Thomas Hunt Morgan¿s Vision for Science". Marine Biological Laboratory Morgan Symposium (Jul 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Stem Cell Science Challenging Society: Has it always been this way?". Texas Tech Symposium for Ronald Rainger (Jun 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. "What is an Embryo and How do we Know ¿ or do We?". University of Western Ontario Rotman Institute Symposium (May 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. "The Rightful Place of Science". CSPO Conference (May 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. "What is an Embryo and How do we Know?". UCSD Science Studies Colloquium (Mar 2010).
  • Jane Maienschein. Developmental Biology and Stem Cells in the Context of Evolution. Boston University Darwin Colloquium (Dec 2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. From Epigenesis to Epigenetics and Back. University of Toronto Darwin Conference (Nov 2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Embryos and Evolution: A History of Courting and Separation. University of Chicago Darwin Conference (Oct 2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Digital History, Philosophy, and Science. ISHPSSB meeting, Brisbane, Australia (Jul 2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Regenerative Medicine and Society: Translation, Transplantation, and Stem Cells in Historical Context. University of Wisconsin-Madison Colloquium (May 2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. Regenerative Medicine in History: Ross Harrison at Yale. Yale University (Apr 2009).
  • Jane Maienschein. What¿s all the Fuss about Stem Cells?, 2009. Quinnipiac University (Apr 2009).
  • Jane Maienchein. "Embryos in Evolution and History,". University of Pennsylvania, Darwin Celebration (Oct 2008).
  • Jane Maienschein. "From Transplantation to Translation: Stem Cells in History,". University of Washington Medical School Bodemer Lecture (Apr 2008).
  • Jane Maienschein. "From Transplantation to Translation: Why History Matters in Stem Cell Research,". Washington University Center for Humanities Lecture (Apr 2008).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Embryos in Context,". Washinton University Colloguium (Apr 2008).
  • Jane Maienschein. "Embryology in History,". University of Washington Medical Humanities and Ethics Series (Apr 2008).
  • Jane Maienschein. "From Transplantation to Translational Stem Cell Research: Why History Matters for Knowing What Works," Duke University Philosophy Department Colloquium, 2008. Duke Uniersity Philosophy Department Colloquium (Mar 2008).
  • Maienschein, Jane. From Transplantation to Translation: Stem Cells in History. Berkeley/UCSF History of Science and Technology Colloquium Series (Dec 2006).
  • Maienschein, Jane. The Development of the Model-Animal Paradigm in Experimental Biology. National Academy of Sciences Sackler Symposium (Oct 2006).
  • Maienschein, Jane. The Embryo Project: A Virtual Laboratory for Understanding Developmental Science and its Context. Distinguished Women Scientists Lecture Series (May 2006).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cells, Values, and Society. Bridges to the Future Distinguished Lecture Series (Feb 2006).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos and Society. Distinguished Lecture (Oct 2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Whose View of Life: Embryos in Society. Distinguished Lecture (Sep 2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Biology and Society. ISHPSSB meeting, panel on educational models (Jul 2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Form and Function Start in the Egg. Werkmeister Conference on Form and Function (Mar 2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Whose View of Life?. The Social and Cultural Implications of New Biomedical Technologies Conference (Mar 2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Whose View of Life? Embryos, Cloning, and Stem Cells. Carnegie Mellon University Distinguished Lecture (Mar 2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Where Biology Meets Society. Seminar for federal judges - 4 times (Mar 2005).
  • Maienschein, Jane. The Social Life of Embryos. Science Studies Seminar (Nov 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Panel assessing Union of Concerned Scientists Reports on "Scientific Integrity in Policymaking". Philosophy of Science Assocation (Nov 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Do the History of Science and Medicine Really Matter?. Beaumont Medical Society (Oct 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cells at Yale before they were 'stem cells': Ross Harrison and the Embryological Tradition. Yale University Fulton Lecture, Medical School (Oct 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos, Cloning, and Stem Cells in Perspective. Georgia Tech Science and Technology Unviersity Lecture (Sep 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos Now and Then: Does the History Matter?. UCSD Science Studies Seminar Series (Jun 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos Through Times: Historical and Philosophical Reflections. (Jun 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos and Cloning in Perspective: The History of the Controversy. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (May 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Trends in History of Biology. Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology (May 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. The Perils and Promise of Progress: DNA and the Human Genome. Distinguished Lecture series (May 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Understanding Life; Regulating Life. Conference on International Science and Policy (Apr 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. History of the Human Genome Project: How Many Helices do we need?. Genome Canada Ethics, Law, and Society Conference (Apr 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. Research Policy as an Agent of Change. NSF Panel on Agents of Change (Apr 2004).
  • Maienschein, Jane. A Century of Stem Cells, Cloning, and Embryos.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Benchside Consultation: Developing a New Paradigm for Integrative Ethics and Biomedical Research?. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
  • Maienschein, Jane. Form and Function Starts in the Egg. Conference on Form and Function
  • Maienschein, Jane. History of Biology.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Redefining Life: Reflections on Cloning, Stem Cells, and Genomics. New York Academy of Sciences
  • Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cell History. Plurally Potent - Conference on Stem Cell Terminology
  • Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cells and Cloning: What's the Fuss?.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cells, Cloning, and Embryos in the Public Eye.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology
  • Maienschein, Jane. The Nature of Science. Workshop on Committee on Secondary Laboratory Science
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos and Society. Sun City Engineers
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos, Cloning, and Stem Cells in Context. Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos, Stem Cells, and History: Oh My!. University of Chicago Conceptual Foundations of Science Lecture Series
  • Robert, Jason, Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cells and Cloning: What¿s All the Fuss?.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryos, Stem Cells, and Epistemology: how do we know what we know?. Cal State Northridge Philosophy of Biology Conference
  • Maienschein, Jane. From Transplantation to Translation: Stem Cells in History.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cells, Society, and Law.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Darwinian Revolution Revisited: Whether, Whose, and So What?. ISHPSSB special sessions
  • Maienschein, Jane. From Transplantation to Translation: Stem Cells in History. Friday Evening Lecture
  • Maienschein, Jane. Rachelle Hollander. Retirement Session, AAAS
  • Maienschein, Jane. The Embryo Project: A Virtual Laboratory for Understanding Developmental Science and its Context. Distinguished Women Scientists Lecture
  • Maienschein, Jane. "Cloning, Stem Cells, and Society". Rio Verde Lectures Series
  • Maienschein, Jane. "Embryology in History".
  • Maienschein, Jane. "In the Beginning: Cloning as Transplantation". In Times of Cloning
  • Maienschein, Jane. "Prelude to BODYWORLDS. A History of Anatomical Representation". Public Lectures Introducing "BODYWORLDS"
  • Maienschein, Jane. "Regenerative Medicine in Historical Context". John Templeton Visiting Lecture
  • Maienschein, Jane. "Stem Cells and Promises of Regenerative Medicine".
  • Maienschein, Jane. "What are Embryos: Why History Matters". Colloquium
  • Maienschein, Jane. ¿What is an Embryo and How do we Know?¿. Conference on the Healthy Embryo
  • Maienschein, Jane, Robert, Jason. "Where Biology Meets Society". Where Biology Meets Society
  • Robert, Jason, Maienschein, Jane. Stem Cells, Embryos, and Clones.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Embryology, Evolution, and Who Cares? History of Science in the Public Interest.
  • Maienschein, Jane. History of Biology in the Public Interest: Embryology, Epistemology, and Every (Wo)man.
  • Maienschein, Jane. On the Organism in Development and Heredity. History of Science Society meeting
  • Maienschein, Jane. Reflecting on the University of the Future. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
  • Maienschein, Jane. Working With Congress: Why Bother?. AAAS Meeting
  • Maienschein, Jane. Cells, Genes, Organisms, and Epistemology: Competing Strategies for Studying Life. Reichenbach Conference
  • Maienschein, Jane. Cloning, Stem Cells and Such: Who Knows What We're Talking About?. Law and Science Student Association
  • Maienschein, Jane. Evidence For and Against. Teaching Evolution Effectively in a Creationist World, public forum Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting
  • Maienschein, Jane. From Embryology to Evo-Devo: Whatever Happened to Organisms?. Philosophy and Biology: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Conference
  • Maienschein, Jane. Genes, Cloning, and Stem Cells: Why Science is such Fun. ASU Parents Weekend Lecture
  • Maienschein, Jane. How Should we Tell the Stories of Science?: Who Knows, Who Says, and Who Cares?.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Promoting Interdisciplinary Thinking through Biology and Society. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
  • Maienschein, Jane. Science and Scientists, Policy and Politics: Who Knows, Who Says, and Who Cares?.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Courage and Constraint in the Brave New World. Compleate Appellate Judge Workshop
  • Maienschein, Jane. Defending Cells in Developmental Biology. Dibner Institute Workshop
  • Maienschein, Jane. Defining Life. Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology
  • Maienschein, Jane. Ethics, Policy, and Biosciences. Susan T. and Charles E. Harris Visiting Lectureship
  • Maienschein, Jane. History of Science and Science Policy. Workshop, History of Science Society
  • Maienschein, Jane. On Law and Science. 10th Circuit Courts Meeting
  • Maienschein, Jane. Redefining Life: Historical and Philosophical Reflections on Cloning, Stem Cells, and Genomics. New York Academy of Sciences

Service

  • Michigan State University, invited consultant (2014 - Present)
  • Irish Radio, invited interview for "Futureproof" (2014 - Present)
  • Carla Nappi history of science podcasts, interviewee (2014 - Present)
  • Canada Research Committee, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • &HPS (Integrated History and Philosophy of Science), Steering Committee member (2014 - Present)
  • Barrett Honors College, Bio and Society honors advisor (2014 - Present)
  • Barrett Honors College, Honors Advisory Committee (2014 - Present)
  • Biological Bulletin, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Center for Biology and Society, director (2014 - Present)
  • Center for Evolution and Medicine, advisory committee member (2014 - Present)
  • FASEB journal, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Harvard University Press, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Journal of the History of Biology, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory History Project, director (2014 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Philosophy's Compass, reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Rotman Institute for Philosophy Engaging Science, University of Western Ontario, Chair, International Advisory Committee (2014 - Present)
  • SoLS Executive Committee/Human Dimensions Faculty Leader, member (2014 - Present)
  • Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology, organizer (2013 - Present)
  • Provost's Awards Committee, committee member (2013 - Present)
  • Barrett Honors College, SoLS honors advisor (2013 - Present)
  • Barrett Honors College, Honors Advisory Committee (2013 - Present)
  • FASEB Journal, reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • Harvard University Press, reviewer for multiple book manuscripts (2013 - Present)
  • Journal of the History of Biology, reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation, panelist (2013 - Present)
  • Nature Biotech, reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • Philosophy Compass, reviewr (2013 - Present)
  • Rutgers University Press, rewiewer for book manuscript (2013 - Present)
  • Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • Ethics Review Committee, Chair (2012 - Present)
  • Harvard University Press, reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Harvard University Press, reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Integrity Review Committee, Chair (2012 - Present)
  • NTU Philosophical Review, reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Nature, reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Origins Institute Advisory Committee, member (2012 - Present)
  • Oxford University Press, reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Uses and Abuses of Biology, reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • &HPS, Steering Committee (2011 - Present)
  • Harvard University Press, Reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • MBL, History Project (2011 - Present)
  • MBL, HPS PRogram Director and Adjunct Scientist (2011 - Present)
  • MBL HPS Program, Director (2011 - Present)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Director, MBL-ASU History and Philosophy of Science Program (2011 - Present)
  • NIH, Reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • NSF, Reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • Nature, Reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • Provost's Awards Committee, member (2011 - Present)
  • Friendship Village and other community organizations, Speaker (2010 - Present)
  • NIH, Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Parents Association, community events (2010 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation, Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Faculty Womens Association, Speaker (2010 - Present)
  • American Cell Biology - Education, Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Berkeley Project for History of Natural History, Advisory Committee (2010 - Present)
  • Cambridge University Press, Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Harvard University Press, Reviewer (for many volumes) (2010 - Present)
  • Journal of Experimental Zoology, Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Journal of the History of Biology, Frequent Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Oxford University Press, Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • University Press of New England, Reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • TedX, invited lecturer (2009 - Present)
  • CLAS Dean's Salon, speaker (2009 - Present)
  • CLAS Hall, speaker at student events (2009 - Present)
  • Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix, speaker (2009 - Present)
  • Rotman Institute for Philosophy Engaging Science, Chair of Advisory Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Rotman Institute for Philosophy Engaging Science, Chair, International Advisory Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Rotman Institute for Philosophy Engaging Science, International Advisory Committee Chair (2009 - Present)
  • Rotman Institute for Science and Values, Chair, Advisory Committee (2009 - Present)
  • U of A College of Medicince -Phoenix with ASU, Scholarly Project Advisor (2009 - Present)
  • University of Western Ontario Institute for Philosophy Engaging Science, International Advisory Committee Chair (2009 - Present)
  • &HPS, Steering Committeee (2009 - Present)
  • &HPS, Program Committee (2009 - Present)
  • &HPS, Steering Committee (2009 - Present)
  • &HPS Program Committee, member (2009 - Present)
  • Isis, editorial board (2009 - Present)
  • Journal of the History of Biology, reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Philosophy of Science, Editorial Board (2009 - Present)
  • Philosophy of Science, Editorial Board Member (2009 - Present)
  • Philosophy of Science, Editorial Board (2009 - Present)
  • Philosophy of Science, editorial board (2009 - Present)
  • CLAS Science and Society, member (2008 - Present)
  • CLAS Science and Society Committee, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Science and Society Committee, member (2008 - Present)
  • MBL-ASU History of Biology Seminar, Seminar co-organizer (2007 - Present)
  • Science Communication, Editorial Board Member (2007 - Present)
  • Science Communication, Editorial Board (2007 - Present)
  • Science Communication, Editorial Board (2007 - Present)
  • Science and Communication, Editorial Board (2007 - Present)
  • Science and Communication, Editorial Board (2007 - Present)
  • Science and Communication, editorial board (2007 - Present)
  • Journal of Experimental Zoology B, Editorial Board (2006 - Present)
  • Journal of Experimental Zoology, Editorial Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Annals of History and Philosophy of Biology, editorial board (2006 - Present)
  • Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration, Editorial Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Steering Committee, Integrated History and Philosophy of Science Conferences, Member (2006 - Present)
  • Distinguished Teaching Academy, Founding member (2005 - Present)
  • SoLS, Executive Committe, faculty leader (2003 - Present)
  • Human Dimensions, Faculty Leader (2003 - Present)
  • SoLS, Executive Committee member (2003 - Present)
  • Center for Biology and Society, Director (2003 - Present)
  • MBL, Co-organizaer, History of Biology Seminar (1997 - Present)
  • MBL, Coordinator HIstory of Biology Seminar (1997 - Present)
  • MBL-ASU History of Biology Seminar, co-organizer (1997 - Present)
  • Faculty Honors Council, Member (1996 - Present)
  • Honors Council, member (1996 - Present)
  • Honors Council, member (1996 - Present)
  • Biology and Philosophy, Associate Editor (1993 - Present)
  • Biology and Philosophy, Associate Editor (1993 - Present)
  • Biology and Philosophy, Associate Editor (1993 - Present)
  • Biology and Philosophy, Associate Editor (1993 - Present)
  • Biology and Philosophy, Associate Editor (1993 - Present)
  • Biology and Philosophy, editorial board (1993 - Present)
  • Biology and Philosophy, Associate Editor (1993 - Present)
  • Cambridge University Press Studies in the Philosophy of Biology Series, Associate Editor (1993 - Present)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, History of Biology Seminar co-organizer (1987 - Present)
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, History of Biology Seminar co-organizer (1987 - Present)
  • History of Science Society Caucus on Socially Engaged Philosophers and HIstorians of Science, Chair (2014 - 2014)
  • Search Committee for University Librarian, member (2014 - 2014)
  • Ethics Review Committee, chair (2012 - 2013)
  • SOLS, Education Search Committee co-chair (2012 - 2013)
  • AAAS, Chair of Section L (History and Philosophy of Science) (2012 - 2013)
  • AAAS, Section Chair (2012 - 2013)
  • Berkeley Project on Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Advisory Committee (2010 - 2012)
  • Isis, Editoral Board (2010 - 2012)
  • Philosophy of Science, editorial board (2009 - 2012)
  • Journal of Experimental Zoology, editorial board (2006 - 2012)
  • Honors Council, Chair (2012 - 2012)
  • Science and Society Committee, member (2012 - 2012)
  • Honors Council, Chair (2011 - 2012)
  • Provost's Awards Committee, member (2012 - 2012)
  • AAAS, Section L Chair (2011 - 2012)
  • Science and Society Committee, member (2011 - 2011)
  • History of Science Society, Council Member (2010 - 2011)
  • History of Science Society, Council Member (2010 - 2011)
  • Isis, Editorial Board Member (2010 - 2011)
  • AAAS, Section L Chair Elect (2010 - 2011)
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship Panel, Chair (2011 - 2011)
  • SOLS, Faculty Leader, Executive Committee, and Whatever is needed (2010 - 2010)
  • HIstory of Science Society, President (2008 - 2010)
  • U of A/ASU Medical School, Faculty (2010 - 2010)
  • SOLS, Search Committee Chair (2010 - 2010)
  • History of Science Society, President (2008 - 2009)
  • Cambridge University Press, Philosophy and Biology Series Associate Editor (1993 - 2009)
  • Harvard University Press, reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • NSF, reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • NIH, reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Parents Association, community events (2009 - 2009)
  • Regents' Professor Selection Committee, member (2007 - 2009)
  • President's Office Commnity Enrichment Programs, course instructor (2009 - 2009)
  • President's Office and other, community lectures (2008 - 2008)
  • Association for Women in Science, Board Member (2006 - 2008)
  • Arizona Consortium for Medicine, Society, and Values, Co-Coordinator (2005 - 2008)
  • History of Science Society, Vice President (2006 - 2007)
  • National Research Council Committee, Conceptual Basis of Biological Sciences for the 21st Century, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Associate Editor (2005 - 2007)
  • community lectures at homes, as requested by Dean and President's office, lecturer (2004 - 2007)
  • New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Editorial Committee Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Where Biology Meets Society, Federal Judicial Center (2004 - 2007)
  • Dibner Institute Seminar at Woods Hole, Co-organizer (1987 - 2007)
  • various community lectures, lecturer for various groups, promoting ASU or discussing science (2006 - 2006)
  • Editorial Advisory Committee, History of Scientific Thought (Gale Publishers), Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Wiseguys, invited speaker (2005 - 2006)
  • Parents Association Professor of the Year Committee, Member (2000 - 2006)
  • History and Philosophy of Life Sciences, Editorial Board (1993 - 2006)
  • AIBS Awards Committee, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Journal of the History of Biology, Co-editor (1998 - 2006)
  • Parents Association Professor of the Year Selection Committee, Member (2000 - 2006)
  • AAAS, Section L Member at Large (2003 - 2006)
  • Arizona Consortium for Medicine, Society, and Values, chair (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Academy of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, Treasurer, Founding Member (2004 - 2005)
  • ISHPSSB, Operations Commmittee (2004 - 2005)
  • Arizona Science Center for Arizona Consortium, speaker in panel on stem cells (2005)
  • GELSS, opening speaker (2005)
  • Search Committee for Philosopher of Biology, SoLS, Member (2005)
  • Sun City Engineers, lecture with Jason Robert (2005)
  • community lectures in homes, lecturer/discussion leader (2005 - 2005)
  • Presidents Community Enrichment Program, instructor with Rick Creath (2005 - 2005)
  • Consortium for ELSI Programs at ASU, Coordinator (2003 - 2004)
  • Arizona Consortium for Medicine, Society, and Values, Director (2004)
  • Search Committee for Philosopher of Biology, Chair (2004 - 2004)
  • SoLS Search Committee for Bioethics, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Presidents Community Enrichment Program, instructor, 4 week course (2004 - 2004)
  • President's Community Enrichment Program, instructor (2003)
  • Undergrad Programs Committee, Member (2003)
  • Where Biology Meet Society, presenter (2003)
  • careers in science policy, speaker (2003)
  • Gordon Conference on New Frontiers in Science and Technology Policy, Vice Chair (2002 - 2002)
  • University Accreditation Team, Member (2001 - 2002)
  • Association for Women in Science, Councilor (1999 - 2000)
  • Chair Search Committee, Lincoln Center for Ethics, Member (1999 - 2000)
  • Science, Nature, Cell Stem Cell, Isis, Journal of the History of Biology, Evolution and Development, Other journals, Reviewer (Present)