Naomi Oreskes (/əˈrɛskəs/;[1] born November 25, 1958)[2] is an American historian of science. She became Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University in 2013, after 15 years as Professor of History and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego.[3] She has worked on studies of geophysics, environmental issues such as global warming, and the history of science. In 2010, Oreskes co-authored Merchants of Doubt, which identified some parallels between the climate change debate and earlier public controversies,[4] notably the tobacco industry's campaign to obscure the link between smoking and serious disease.

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Naomi Oreskes
Oreskes at the 2015 2nd European TA conference in Berlin
Born (1958-11-25) November 25, 1958 (age 64)
EducationImperial College (BS)
Stanford University (PhD)
RelativesDaniel Oreskes (brother)
Michael Oreskes (brother)
Scientific career
FieldsHistory of science, Economic geology
InstitutionsStanford University
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dartmouth College
Harvard University
New York University
University of California, San Diego
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