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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Janet Farrell Brodie

Janet Farrell BrodieJanet Farrell Brodie is a professor of history at Claremont Graduate University. Her recent work examines institutional and individual engagements with the radiation from atomic weapons. Through her teaching, research, and writing, she focuses on the first decade after World War II when civilians in wide-ranging fields and institutions across America grappled with the mysteries of nuclear radiation and with the new imperatives of national security secrecy surrounding anything to do with nuclear energy.