Rebecca Harrison




Rebecca Harrison is a Ph.D. student in Science and Technology Studies. Her work considers how agricultural biotechnologists are deliberate, ethical actors navigating both a complex political economy and increasing public concern about genetic engineering. Before entering the social sciences for her graduate work, Harrison earned a bachelor's degree in animal science from Cornell. She has professional experience in agriculture, science and technology policy, and science communication.

As a social scientist studying the everyday decisions of scientists, my superpower is my critical, panoptical eye.

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Mar 1st 2017

Learn the basics of genetic engineering and biotechnology and examine why the GMO is politically contentious. Participants will gain an understanding of how science works, its limits, and how the interaction of these factors leads to decision making.

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