IntroSems By Department


Aeronautics & Astronautics

Aerodynamics of Race Cars , Charbel Farhat


African and African-American Studies


American Studies

Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity , David Palumbo-Liu
Mark Twain and American Culture , Shelley Fisher Fishkin


Anesthesia

Mending a Broken Heart: The Anatomy, Physiology, and Psychology of Congenital Heart Disease , Manchula Navaratnam, M. Gail Boltz, Samuel Rodriguez, MD
The Art of Medical Diagnosis , Thomas Caruso, Samuel Rodriguez, MD, Lauren Toomer


Anthropology

The Big Shift , Michael Wilcox


Applied Physics


Art & Art History

Coming-of-Age Movies , Karla Oeler
Queer Sculpture , Terry Berlier


Asian American Studies

Behind the Big Drums: Exploring Taiko , Stephen Sano, Linda Uyechi


Bioengineering

Pathophysiology and Design for Cardiovascular Disease , Paul J. Wang, MD, Ross Daniel Venook
Medical Device Innovation , Joseph Mandato, Mr Ryan K Pierce


Biology

Partner with Trees , Devaki Bhaya
Human Origins , Richard Klein
Conservation Photography , Susan K. McConnell


Chemical Engineering


Chemistry

Science in the News , Hans Andersen
Chemistry in the Kitchen , Richard Zare


Civil & Environmental Engineering


Classics


Comparative Literature

Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity , David Palumbo-Liu
Zionism and the Novel , Russell Berman
Shakespeare, Playing, Gender , Patricia Parker


Comparative Medicine

Ouch it Hurts! The Comparative Neurobiology of Pain , Cholawat Pacharinsak, DVM, PhD
Globally Emerging Zoonotic Diseases , Stephen Felt, DVM, MPH


Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity

Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity , David Palumbo-Liu
The Big Shift , Michael Wilcox


Computer Science

Using Bits to Control Atoms , Dawson Engler


Creative Writing

The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl
Family Stories , Brittany Perham
Sports Writing , John Evans
The American Road Trip , Kai Carlson-Wee


Earth System Science


Earth Systems Program

The Global Warming Paradox , Noah Diffenbaugh


East Asian Languages and Cultures


Economics

Government by the Numbers , Mark Duggan, Steve Ballmer


Electrical Engineering

Things About Stuff , Thomas Lee


Emergency Medicine


Energy Resources Engineering

Busting Energy Myths , Anthony Kovscek, Channing Robertson


Engineering


English

Just Feelings , Roanne Kantor
Love and Death , Patrick Phillips
The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl
Character , Esther Yu
Animal Poems , Denise Gigante
Family Stories , Brittany Perham
Serial Storytelling , Michaela Bronstein
Sports Writing , John Evans
City, Space, Literature , Ato Quayson
Mark Twain and American Culture , Shelley Fisher Fishkin
The American Road Trip , Kai Carlson-Wee
The Taboo , Lauri Dietz
Jane Austen's Fiction , Alex Woloch


Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl
Gender and Media , Patti Hanlon-Baker
Women Making Music , Heather Hadlock


Film & Media Studies

Coming-of-Age Movies , Karla Oeler


French and Italian


Genetics

Law and the Biosciences , Henry T. (Hank) Greely


Geological Sciences

Designing Science Fiction Planets , Sonia Tikoo-Schantz


Geophysics

Designing Science Fiction Planets , Sonia Tikoo-Schantz


German Studies


Graduate School of Business

Making Sense of Strategy , David Demarest


History

The Worlds of Thomas Jefferson , Jonathan Gienapp
Thinking About War , Mark Lewis
Maps in the Modern World , Kären Wigen


Human Biology

Sexuality and Society , Lisa Medoff


Iberian & Latin American Cultures


International Relations

United Nations Peacekeeping , Bertrand Patenaude


Japanese


Jewish Studies

Zionism and the Novel , Russell Berman


Law School

Law and Inequality , Richard Ford


Lifeworks


Linguistics

Linguistic Meaning and the Law , Cleo Condoravdi


Management Science & Engineering


Materials Science & Engineering

Science of the Impossible , Jennifer Dionne
Metalheads of Modern Science , Leora Dresselhaus-Marais


Mathematics

Probability and Gambling , Gene Bernhard Kim


Medicine

Hormones in a Performance-Enhanced Society , Andrew R. Hoffman, M.D.
Decolonizing Global Health , Takudzwa Shumba
Storytelling in Medicine , Lauren Edwards, Bryant Lin
Scientific Method and Bias , John P.A. Ioannidis


Microbiology & Immunology

Photographing Nature , Robert Siegel


Music

Behind the Big Drums: Exploring Taiko , Stephen Sano, Linda Uyechi
Women Making Music , Heather Hadlock


Neurology & Neurological Sciences


Neurosurgery


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Perspectives on the Abortion Experience in Western Fiction , Erica P. Cahill MD, Paul D. Blumenthal, MD, MPH
Demystifying Pregnancy: Physiology, Policy and Politics , Sylvie Blumstein, Cynthia DeTata


Organizational Behavior


Orthopaedic Surgery


Pathology


Pediatrics

United Nations Peacekeeping , Bertrand Patenaude


Philosophy

Being Reasonable , Krista Lawlor
Justice across Borders , Leif Wenar


Physics

Physics in the 21st Century , Savas Dimopoulos


Political Science

Contemporary African Politics , David D. Laitin


Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Genes, Memes, and Behavior , Scott S. Hall, Ph.D
Secrecy , James R. Jacobs MD PhD
Psychology of Xenophobia , Rania Awaad, MD


Psychology

Neuroforecasting , Brian Knutson
Self Theories , Carol Dweck
Bird Brains and Monkey Business , Cynthia C. Flores


Public Policy Program

Government by the Numbers , Mark Duggan, Steve Ballmer


Religious Studies

Religion in Anime and Manga , Michaela Mross
The Good Death , Anna Bigelow


School of Education


Slavic Languages and Literature


Sociology

Social Networks , Mark Granovetter


Stanford Arts Institute


Strategic Management

Making Sense of Strategy , David Demarest


Surgery


Theater and Performance Studies


Urban Studies Program

The Detective and the City , Frederic Stout
City, Space, Literature , Ato Quayson