This Scientist Got Fired from Harvard for Research that Changed History

When 70 people died in her hometown, Dr. Mary Amdur decided to find out why. Her funder? The firm accused of causing it.

The Donora Zinc Works. Source: Donora Historical Society

AS&R was using the “tactical model” of research–funding science to deflect criticism, delay regulation, and recover the company’s reputation

Dr. Mary Amdur. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Citizen social science to improve digital life & hold tech accountable. Assistant Prof, Cornell. Prev: Princeton, MIT. Guatemalan-American

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