IntroSems By Department


Aeronautics & Astronautics

Large Spacecraft Structures , Maria Sakovsky
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

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


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

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


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


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

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


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

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


Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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


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

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


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

Metalheads of Modern Science , Leora Dresselhaus-Marais


Mathematics

Probability and Gambling , Gene Bernhard Kim


Medicine

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


Microbiology & Immunology

Photographing Nature , Robert Siegel


Music

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


Neurology & Neurological Sciences


Neurosurgery


Obstetrics and Gynecology

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


Organizational Behavior


Orthopaedic Surgery


Pathology


Pediatrics

United Nations Peacekeeping , Bertrand Patenaude


Philosophy

Justice across Borders , Leif Wenar
Being Reasonable , Krista Lawlor


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

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


School of Education


Slavic Languages and Literature


Sociology

Social Networks , Mark Granovetter


Stanford Arts Institute

Art in the Metropolis , Charles Kronengold


Strategic Management

Making Sense of Strategy , David Demarest


Surgery


Theater and Performance Studies


Urban Studies Program

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