Loren R. Graham

Loren R. Graham

Professor of the History of Science, Emeritus
Loren R. Graham

Professor Emeritus of the History of Science (STS) Loren Graham received his B.S. from Purdue University (Chemical Engineering, 1955) and his Ph.D. from Columbia University (History, 1964).

He was Professor of History at Columbia University from 1972 to 1978, when he became Professor of the History of Science at MIT. He has received Woodrow Wilson, Danforth, Guggenheim, and Rockefeller Fellowships. Http://web.mit.edu/sts/people/graham.html   

Professor Graham specializes in the history of science and the study of contemporary science and technology in Russia. His recent publications include Science and the Soviet Social Order (1990), Science, Philosophy and Human Behavior in the Soviet Union (1987), Science in Russia and the Soviet Union: A Short History (1993), The Ghost of the Executed Engineer (1993); A Face in the Rock (1995); and What Have We Learned About Science and Technology from the Russian Experience? (1998). His Science, Philosophy and Science in the Soviet Union was nominated for the National Book Award. In 1996 he received the George Sarton medal of History of Science Society and in 2000 he received the Follo Award of the Michigan Historical Society for his contributions to Michigan history. He is a fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the American Philosophical Society, and a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Natural Science.

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