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James Rodger Fleming

Public Policy Scholar


    September 1, 2006 — June 1, 2007

    Professional affiliation

    Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, Colby College; Fellow, Global Environmental Stewardship, American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Wilson Center Projects

    "A History of Weather and Climate Control"

    Full Biography


    Science and Technology Policy


    History of science and technology; science, technology, and society; weather, climate, and society

    Major Publications

    • The Callendar Effect: The Life and Times of Guy Stewart Callendar (1898-1964), issued with a digital edition of The Callendar Papers (with Jason Thomas Fleming) (American Meteorological Society, 2006)
    • Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (Oxford University Press, 1998)
    • Meteorology in America, 1800-1870 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990