Meet Sheldon Krimsky, PhD

Sheldon Krimsky, PhD is a Professor of Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning in the School of Arts & Sciences, Tufts University, and Adjunct Professor in Public Health and Family Medicine in the School of Medicine at Tufts. He is also affiliated with The New School, New York City.

Professor Krimsky, in a long and distinguished career, has focused on the links between public policy and science/technology, environment/health and ethics/values. He has always stressed the importance of public understanding of science-related issues, and his many books for the nonspecialist have attested to his commitment to providing the public with the best information available about such issues, often well ahead of the general media. His numerous awards and books are listed on the SftPublic page for his 2011 lecture. In this bio clip Dr. Krimsky talks about his work, his wide range of interests, and his commitment to public understanding of issues he has covered.

Sheldon Krimsky's appearances for Science for the Public

October 18, 2021 (zoom) Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA The Menace of Agrochemicals

April 15, 2015, Robbins Library, Arlington MA Corporate Science and Genetically Modified Foods

June 12, 2014 at Cambridge Library Conflicting Science on the Safety of Genetically Modified Food