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Two books and a blog for your future perusal

i-f875c0b07d9b3cb6229668554781b35a-alice.jpgOne of my colleagues Amy Slaton (a historian of engineering and engineering education at Drexel) has started a new blog in conjunction with the completion of her new book, Race, Rigor and Selectivity in U.S. Engineering: The History of an Occupational Color Line. Her work is brilliant — thoughtful, grounded, clear, and with an appalling message about the raced character of engineering education.

Anyway, her new blog is STEM Equity, and you should also totally read her first book, Reinforced Concrete and the Modernization of the American Building which is similarly brilliant even though it has rather the most boring title ever (sorry, Amy). You should go read all of them.