Welcome to EverybodyWiki 😃 ! Nuvola apps kgpg.png Log in or ➕👤 create an account to improve, watchlist or create an article like a 🏭 company page or a 👨👩 bio (yours ?)...

Elihu Gerson

From EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki

Elihu M. Gerson is a sociologist whose research has focused on technical work: biology, natural history, the coordination of work in hospitals, and computer supported cooperative work (CSCW).

Elihu Gerson
New York City
🏡 ResidenceSan Francisco
🏳️ Nationality
💼 Occupation

Educated Queens College, B.A. 1964; M.A. 1966. University of Chicago, PhD 1998[1] Moved to San Francisco in 1970s to work with Anselm Strauss at UCSF.[2] Made his a living as a consultant for industry and government from 1976.[3] Founded Tremont Research Institute in 1981 as a site for collaborative sociology of science and there worked on projects with Susan Leigh Star, Adele Clarke, Joan Fujimura, and James Greisemer. [4][5][6][7][8]Part of an "invisible college" in the 1980s of Bay Area science and technology studies, including Donna Haraway at UC Santa Cruz, Michael Ghiselin at the California Academy of Science, and the Stanford School of philosophy of science. Gerson is a pragmatist philosophically, and his work is in the vein of the Chicago School of sociology.[9] He is a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley's Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS).[10]


  1. "Elihu M. Gerson". tremont.typepad.com. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  2. Strauss, Anselm L. (2017). "Chronic Illness, Technology, and the Hospital". Social Organization of Medical Work. Routledge. pp. 1–7. doi:10.4324/9781315129679-1. ISBN 9781315129679. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. "Elihu Gerson in San Francisco, CA - Bizapedia Profile". Bizapedia.com. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  4. Gerson, Elihu M.; Star, Susan Leigh (1986-07-01). "Analyzing due process in the workplace". ACM Transactions on Information Systems. 4 (3): 257–270. doi:10.1145/214427.214431. ISSN 1046-8188.
  5. Clarke, Adele E.; Gerson, Elihu M. (1990). "Symbolic Interactionism in Social Studies of Science". Symbolic Interaction and Cultural Studies. University of Chicago Press. pp. 179–214. doi:10.7208/chicago/9780226041056.003.0008. ISBN 9780226041186. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  6. Webster, Andrew (2017-02-23). "Bowker, G.C., Timmermans, S., Clarke, A.E. and Balka, E. (eds) Boundary Objects and Beyond: Working with Leigh Star. Boston: MIT Press. 2016. 560pp £59.95 (hbk) ISBN 9780262029742 £29.95 (pbk) ISBN 9780262528085". Sociology of Health & Illness. 39 (6): 983–984. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12540. ISSN 0141-9889.
  7. Clarke, Adela E.; Fujimura, Joan H. "The Right Tools for the Job: At Work in Twentieth-Century Life Sciences".
  8. Griesemer, James R.; Gerson, Elihu M. (1993). "Collaboration in the museum of vertebrate zoology". Journal of the History of Biology. 26 (2): 185–203. doi:10.1007/bf01061965. ISSN 0022-5010.
  9. Gerson, Elihu M. (2017). "Grounded Theory Methodology for the History of Sociology". Handbuch Geschichte der deutschsprachigen Soziologie. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. pp. 259–269. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-07608-5_16. ISBN 9783658076078. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  10. "Elihu M. Gerson :: Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, & Society". cstms.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2018-05-29. horizontal tab character in |title= at position 17 (help)

This article "Elihu Gerson" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical and/or the page Edithistory:Elihu Gerson. Articles copied from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be seen on the Draft Namespace of Wikipedia and not main one.