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Professor Monstadt has accepted a new position at Utrecht University since November, 2016.

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Prize

Guest Professor Donna J. Drucker has won the 2015 Bonnie and Vern L. Bullough Award for her book The Classification of Sex: Alfred Kinsey and the Organization of Knowledge (Pittsburgh, 2014). The Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, which supports the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, gives the Bullough Award to “the most distinguished book written for the professional sexological community published during the previous year.” The prize will be officially awarded at the SSSS's annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 2015.

For more information, please contact Prof. Drucker or see http://fsssonline.org/award-winners.

History of Technology Prize

Guest Professor Donna J. Drucker has won the 2014 Maurice Dumas Prize from the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC). The prize is awarded to the best submitted article on the history of technology in the last two years. The winning article, “Keying Desire: Alfred Kinsey's Use of Punched-Card Machines for Sex Research,” was published in the Journal of the History of Sexuality in January 2013.
Frau Drucker will travel to the 2014 ICOHTEC conference in Brasov, Romania, later this summer to receive the prize in person. There will also be a panel at the conference focusing on her research and that of the book prize winner.

For more information, please contact Prof. Donna Drucker or see: http://www.icohtec.org/resources-prizes-dumas.html