Professor Herbert studies and teaches the history of science. A scholar of Charles Darwin, she has won fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Science Foundation. Professor Herbert has edited The Red Notebook of Charles Darwin and Charles Darwin’s Notebooks, 1836-1844. Her most recent book is Charles Darwin: Geologist which has won numerous awards, including the Geological Society of America’s 2006 Mary C. Rabbitt Award, “given annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the understanding of the history of the geological sciences in the United States and abroad. ”The book is also the winner of the 2006 Suzanne J. Levinson book award from the History of Science Society, the George L. Mosse Prize from the American Historical Association given for an outstanding work on European history, and the Albion Book Prize from the North American Conference on British Studies. Professor Herbert is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.
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