IntroSems By Department


Aeronautics & Astronautics

Building Trust in Autonomy , Mykel Kochenderfer
Surviving Space , Sigrid Close
It IS Rocket Science! , Andrew Barrows


African and African-American Studies


American Studies

Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity , David Palumbo-Liu


Anesthesia

The Art of Medical Diagnosis , Thomas Caruso, Samuel Rodriguez, MD, Lauren Toomer


Anthropology

The Big Shift , Michael Wilcox
Does Science Have Culture? , Duana Fullwiley


Applied Physics

Indigo , Hideo Mabuchi


Archaeology


Art & Art History

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

Island Ecology , Peter Vitousek
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

Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos , Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi


Communication

Democracy & Data , Alexandra Catherine Neame


Comparative Literature

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


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

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


Computer Science

Using Bits to Control Atoms , Dawson Engler


Creative Writing

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


Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages


Earth System Science

Food and Security , Rosamond Naylor, Stephen Stedman, Kyle Duchynski


Earth Systems Program

Food and Security , Rosamond Naylor, Stephen Stedman, Kyle Duchynski
The Global Warming Paradox , Noah Diffenbaugh


East Asian Languages and Cultures


Economics

Government by the Numbers , Mark Duggan, Steve Ballmer


Electrical Engineering

Science of Information , Tsachy Weissman, Ayfer Ozgur
Things About Stuff , Thomas Lee


Emergency Medicine


Energy Resources Engineering

Busting Energy Myths , Anthony Kovscek, Channing Robertson


Engineering


English

Family Stories , Brittany Perham
Character , Esther Yu
The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl
The American Road Trip , Kai Carlson-Wee
City, Space, Literature , Ato Quayson
The Literature of Adoption , Margaret Phelan
Love and Death , Patrick Phillips
Sports Writing , John Evans


Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Gender and Media , Patti Hanlon-Baker
The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl
Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos , Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi


Film Studies


Genetics

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


Geological Sciences


Geophysics

The Space Mission to Europa , Dustin Schroeder


German Studies


Graduate School of Business

Making Sense of Strategy , David Demarest


History

Thinking About War , Mark Lewis
The Missing Link , Jessica Riskin


Human Biology

Sexuality and Society , Lisa Medoff


Iberian & Latin American Cultures


International Relations

Food and Security , Rosamond Naylor, Stephen Stedman, Kyle Duchynski
United Nations Peacekeeping , Bertrand Patenaude


Japanese


Jewish Studies

Zionism and the Novel , Russell Berman


Law School

Law and Inequality , Richard Ford


Linguistics

Linguistic Meaning and the Law , Cleo Condoravdi


Management Science & Engineering


Materials Science & Engineering


Medicine

Scientific Method and Bias , John P.A. Ioannidis
Hormones in a Performance-Enhanced Society , Andrew R. Hoffman, M.D.
Decolonizing Global Health , Takudzwa Shumba
Aging, Dying, and End-of-Life Care , VJ Periyakoil, Geriatrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Storytelling in Medicine , Lauren Edwards, Bryant Lin


Microbiology & Immunology

Photographing Nature , Robert Siegel


Music

The Aesthetics of Data , Jonathan Berger
Beethoven , Stephen Hinton
Listening to Climate Change , Kirsten Paige
Behind the Big Drums: Exploring Taiko , Stephen Sano, Linda Uyechi


Neurology & Neurological Sciences


Obstetrics and Gynecology


Orthopaedic Surgery


Pathology


Pediatrics


Philosophy

Justice across Borders , Leif Wenar
Being Reasonable , Krista Lawlor


Physics

Harmony and the Universe , Hirohisa A. Tanaka


Political Science

Identity Politics 101 , Hakeem Jefferson
State-Building , Stephen Krasner
Contemporary African Politics , David D. Laitin


Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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


Psychology

Neuroforecasting , Brian Knutson
Self Theories , Carol Dweck
How to Make a Racist , Steven O. Roberts


Public Policy Program

Government by the Numbers , Mark Duggan, Steve Ballmer


Religious Studies


School of Education


Science, Technology & Society Program

Democracy & Data , Alexandra Catherine Neame


Slavic Languages and Literature


Sociology

Inequality in American Society , C. Matthew Snipp


Statistics

Riding the Data Wave , Chiara Sabatti


Surgery

Anatomy and Design Innovations , Sakti Srivastava, Bruce Fogel


Theater and Performance Studies

Law and Drama , Branislav Jakovljevic
The Literature of Adoption , Margaret Phelan


Urban Studies Program

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