Honors for Lynn Nyhart

October 2009

Lynn Nyhart has won the 2009 Susan E. Abrams Prize for the best book in the history of science published by the University of Chicago Press in the previous two years, for her book Modern Nature: The Rise of the Biological Perspective in Germany (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Nyhart has also been elected Vice President of the History of Science Society and will serve as President in 2012 and 2013.