Thomas Parke Hughes

Visiting Professor, History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Bldg. 200, Rm. 116
Stanford, CA 94305-2024
415-723-2993
thughes@sas.upenn.edu

Background:

Thomas Hughes is Mellon Professor of the History and Sociology of Science, Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, and Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. His most recent publications include RESCUING PROMETHEUS (Pantheon, 1998); AMERICAN GENESIS (Penguin 1990), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and LEWIS MUMFORD: PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL (Oxford University Press 1990), which he edited with Agatha Hughes. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a recipient of the Leonardo da Vinci Medal of the Society for the History of Technology.

Excerpt from RESCUING PROMETHEUS on Amazon.com.

Courses:

Managing Technological Complexity, (Win, 1999-2000) Wednesday, 3:15-5:05pm. History bldg. room 124.


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