Professor of Nuclear Security, History, Stanford University
Gabrielle Hecht is the Frank Stanton Foundation Professor of Nuclear Security at Stanford University, where she is affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation, the Department of History and the Department of Anthropology. She is the author of several awardwinning books, including Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade (2012). She lives in San Francisco.
Ecology and environmental sciences
The African Anthropocene
The Anthropocene feels different depending on where you are – too often, the ‘we’ of the world is white and Western
We are demigods of discards – but our copious garbage became a toxic burden only with the modern cult of ‘disposability’