Elizabeth Hamm teaching a class

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Elizabeth Hamm, Program Director

Elizabeth Hamm teaching a class
Department: Integral Program

Office: Garaventa 107

Covid 19 Office Hours: by appointment. 

Office phone: (925) 631-4155

Professional Overview

Liz Hamm is a historian and philosopher of science and technology. She works on early science in the Ancient Mediterranean World, particularly astronomy and mathematics. She loves the first-year seminar reading list and she thinks working through a challenging mathematical proof is one of the great joys in life. 

A graduate from the Integral Program, she earned an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in Canada before returning to Saint Mary's. She is currently the Director of the Integral Program.