Sheldon Krimsky

Sheldon Krimsky

Sheldon Krimsky is Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Department of Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning in the School of Arts & Sciences and Adjunct Professor in Public Health and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at Tufts University. His research focuses on the linkages between science/technology, ethics/values and public policy. His books include Agricultural Biotechnology & the Environment, Biotechnics & Society, The GMO Deception, and Stem Cell Dialogues. He served on the National Institutes of Health's Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee from 1978 to 1981. He was a consultant to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. He is Board member of the Council for Responsible Genetics. He received his BS and MS in physics from Brooklyn College and Purdue University, respectively, and an MA and PhD in philosophy at Boston University.