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Kip Hodges PhD'82 | The Scientist as Storyteller

Geologist and professor Kip Hodges PhD'82 calls on his skills as a writer to ask scientific questions, and to shape and share his research. In this video, he describes how knowledge of the humanities and arts helps form, convey, and sustain the work of science.  

Kip V. Hodges is an MIT alumus PhD'82, former MIT Professor of Geology, former Dean for the MIT undergraduate curriculum, and recipient of the MacVicar Award, MIT's highest recognition for teaching excellence. He currently serves as the Foundation Professor of Geology and is a Founding Director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University.