The Kimball Smith Series tackles issues at the intersection of science, technology, ethics, and global affairs—ranging from nuclear weapons risks to artificial intelligence policy. The event series is launching in the 2021-22 academic year.
Kimball Smith events promote cross-disciplinary conversations and connections. Each event features:
- A speaker panel, with experts in scientific and political aspects of the event topic;
- Multidisciplinary, small-group discussions among attendees.
This program honors Alice Kimball Smith, PhD ‘36, a historian of the post-WWII Scientists’ Movement. The Kimball Smith Series is sponsored by the Yale Physics Department and Wright Lab, and the Series partners with the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program.