Alice Dreger

Alice Dreger

Alice Dreger, Ph.D., is the author of Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and One Scholar’s Search for Justice, and the inaugural winner of the Heterodox Academy Courage Award.

A Conversation with E.O. Wilson (1929–2021)

A Conversation with E.O. Wilson (1929–2021)

NOTE: The pioneering American biologist Edward O. Wilson passed away on December 26th, aged 92. The following interview was conducted by phone on August 24th, 2009, as part of Alice Dreger’s research for her book Galileo’s Middle Finger. The text has been lightly edited for length and fluency.

Alice Dreger
Alice Dreger
28 min read
Science / Tech
Can We Have Sex Back?

Can We Have Sex Back?

Somewhere between Women’s Studies turning into Gender Studies and the university lawyers turning into risk managers, we seem to have lost the clitoris. As an historian, I consider this a rare case of history surprising us. Asked in 1970 to predict the likely trajectory of academic feminism from that

Alice Dreger
Alice Dreger
5 min read
Sex