Publications and Awards

Recent publications and accomplishments by members of the Center for Science and Innovation Studies

Awards and Fellowships (Selected)

G. Con Diaz is Co-PI on a six figure grant from the Mozilla Foundation titled "Conscientious Computing" (2019)

G. Con Diaz appointed Visiting Fellow in residence at Stanford University's Hoover Institution for 2019-2020

G. Con Diaz appointed Editor in Chief of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (2018)

G. Con Diaz receives Herman E. Krooss Prize from the Business History Conference (2017)

C. Milburn awarded Distinguished Scholarship Award from the International Society for the Fantastic in the Arts (2015)

Recent Publications (Selected)

Chander, A. "The Racist Algorithm?," 115 Mich. L. Rev. 1023-1045 (2017).

Chander, A. "The First Amendment as Killer App," 7 Case W. Res. J.L. Tech. & Internet 1-13 (2016).

Choy, T. "Tending to Suspension: Abstraction and Apparatuses of Atmospheric Attunement in Matsutake Worlds." Social Analysis 62(4), 2018: pp 54-77. 

Choy, T. & Zee, J. "Condition -- Suspension" Cultural Anthropology. 30(2), 2017: pp. 210-223.

Con Diaz, G. Software Rights: How Patent Law Transformed Software Development in America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. 

Griesemer, J. "Towards a Theory of Extended Development," in Perspectives on Evolutionary and Developmental Biology, in Perspectives on Evolutionary and Developmental Biology. Padova: University of Padova Press, 2019.

Griesemer, J. "Landscapes of Developmental Collectivity," in Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2018.

Star, S. L., & Griesemer, J. R. Reprint of Star and Griesemer 1989, Institutional ecology, “translations,” and boundary objects: Amateurs and professionals in Berkeley’s Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 1907 – 1939 (originally published in Social Studies of Science 19: 387-420), Chapter 7, pp. 171-200, In Geoffrey C. Bowker, Stefan Timmermans, Adele E. Clarke and Ellen Balka (Eds.) Boundary Objects and Beyond: Working with Leigh Star. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2015.

Kenney, M. et al., eds. China's Innovation Challenge: Overcoming the Middle-Income Trap. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Kenney, M. et al., eds. Public Universities and Regional Growth: Insights from the University of California. Stanford: Stanford Business Books, 2014.

Lenoir, T.  & Caldwell, L. The Military-Entertainment Complex. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.

Lee, P. "Innovation and the Firm: A New Synthesis," 70 Stan. L. Rev. 1431 (2018)

Lee, P. "Democratic Engagement and the Republic of Science," 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 617 (2017) (symposium)

Lee, P. "The Law of Look and Feel," 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 529 (2017) (with Madhavi Sunder), reprinted in Intell. Prop. L. Rev. (2018)

Lee, P. "The Supreme Court's Myriad Effects on Scientific Research: Definitional Fluidity and the Legal Construction of Nature," 5 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1077 (2015) (symposium)

Milburn, C. Respawn: Hackers, Gamers, and Technogenic Life. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Milburn, C. Mondo Nano: Fun and Games in the World of Digital Matter. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015.


Prior Publications 

Biagioli, M. (forthcoming). Intangible Objects: How Patent Law is Redefining Materiality. In: P. Harvey et al. (eds.), Objects and Materials: A Routledge Handbook (CRESC) (pp. 380-90). London: Routledge.

Biagioli, M. (2013). Witnessing Astronomy: Kepler on the Uses and Misuses of Testimony. In: M. Biagioli & J. Riskin (eds.), Nature Engaged (pp. 103-123). New York, NY: Palgrave-McMillan.

Biagioli, M., Chander, A. & Sunder, M. (2013). Brand New World: Distinguishing Oneself in the Global Flow. UC Davis Law Review47(2): 455-472.

Biagioli, M. & Riskin, J. (eds). (2013). Nature Engaged. New York, NY: Palgrave-McMillan.

Caporael, L., Griesemer, J., Wimsatt, W. (eds.). (forthcoming). Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Carroll, P. & Freiburger, N. (forthcoming). “State-Environment Relationality: Organic Engines and Governance Regimes. In: D. Kleinman & K. Moore (eds.). Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society. New York: Routledge.

Chander, A. (2013). The Electronic Silk Road: How the Web Binds the World Together in Commerce. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Chander, A. (2013). Unshackling Foreign Corporations: Kiobel’s Unexpected Legacy. American Journal of International Law

Chander, A. (2013). How Law Made Silicon Valley. Emory Law Journal.

Chander, A. (2013). How Censorship Hurts Chinese Internet Companies. The Atlantic.

Chander, A. & Sunder, M. (2013). Copyright’s Cultural Turn. Texas Law Review, 91: 1397-1412.

Griesemer, J. (forthcoming). Reproduction and the Scaffolded Development of Hybrids. In: Caporael et al. (eds), Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Griesemer, J. (forthcoming). Reproduction and Scaffolded Developmental Processes: An Integrated Evolutionary Perspective. In: Minelli, A. & Pradeu, T. (eds.). Towards a Theory of Development. Oxford University Press.

Griesemer, J. (forthcoming). Sharing Spaces, Crossing Boundaries. In: Bowker, G. & Timmermans, S. (eds). Boundary Objects and Beyond: Working with Leigh Star. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Griesemer, J. (forthcoming). What Salamander Biologists Have Taught Us About Evo-Devo. In: Love, A. (ed.). Conceptual Change in Biology: Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives on Evolution and Development (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science). Springer Verlag.

Griesemer, J. (2013). Integration of Approaches in David Wake’s Model-Taxon Research Platform for Evolutionary Morphology. Studies in History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences 44: 525–536. Available online:

Griesemer, J. (2013). Formalization and the Meaning of “Theory” in the Inexact Biological Sciences. Biological Theory, 7: 298-310.

Lee, P. (2013). Patents and the UniversityDuke Law Journal, 63(1): 1-86.

Lybert, T. (2013). Getting Patents and Economic Data to Speak to Each Other: An ‘Algorithmic Links with Probabilities’ Approach for Joint Analysis of Patenting and Economic Activity. Research Policy.

Norton, A. (2013). Surveying Risk Subjects. Public Health Surveys as Instruments of Biomedicalization. BioSocieties8(3): 265-288.

Norton, A. & Herek, G. (2013). Heterosexuals’ Attitudes Toward Transgender People: Findings from a National Probability Sample of US Adults. Sex Roles, 68(11): 738-753.

Riojas, J. (2013). Intellectual Property, Research and Innovation. Report to Consejo Nacional de la Innovacion para la Competitividad, Chile.

Sorensen, P., Gane, L., Yarborough, M., Hagerman, R., & Tassone, F. (2013). Newborn Screening and Cascade Testing for FMR1 Mutations. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 161A(1): 59-69.

Yarborough, M. (2013). Increasing enrollment in drug trials: the need for greater transparency about the social value of research in recruitment effortsMayo Clinic Proceedings, 88(5): 442-445.

Yarborough, M., & Hunter, L. (2013). Teaching Ethics Better: Focus on Excellent Science, Not Bad ScientistsClinical and Translational Science Journal.

Yarborough, M., Edwards, K, Espinoza, P, Geller, G, Sarwal, A, Sharp, R, & Spicer, P. (2013). Relationships Hold the Key to Trustworthy and Productive Translational Science: Recommendations for Expanding Community Engagement in Biomedical ResearchClinical and Translational Science Journal.