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Andrew L. Russell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Letters
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Office: Morton 329
201-216-5400 (tel)
arussell at stevens dot edu
201-216-8245 (fax)

Research and Teaching Interests:


U.S. History since 1880; History of Science and Technology; Political Economy of Innovation; Information and Communication Networks; Organizational Behavior and Communication; Cultures of Engineering; Internet Governance; Globalization; Standardization and Modularity.
For more on my research and teaching experience, see Publications, Conference Papers, Teaching Experience, and my curriculum vita (updated March, 2012)

See also my efforts to live for a month without google - my March Away From Google


Teaching at Stevens Institute of Technology, Spring 2012
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Recent Fellowships, Grants, and Awards

2011: History Fellowship, Association for Computing Machinery
2010: History Fund Grant Award, American Society for Information Science and Technology
2010: Arthur L. Norberg Travel Grant, Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota
2009: Finalist, Herman E. Krooss Prize for the Best Dissertation in Business History
2008-2009: IEEE Life Members’ Fellowship in Electrical History
2007-2008: Post Doctoral Fellowship, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University
2006-2007: The Adelle and Erwin Tomash Fellowship in the History of Information Processing,
Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota
2006: Commended Paper, International Electrotechnical Commission Centenary Challenge
2006: First place, World Standards Day Paper Competition


Education and Work Experience:

2007-2008: Duke University

2003-2007: The Johns Hopkins University
  • Dissertation:
    "Industrial Legislatures":
    Consensus Standardization in the Second and Third Industrial Revolutions
    • Committee: Stuart W. Leslie (Advisor), Louis Galambos, Harry M. Marks, Robert H. Kargon, and Andreas Terzis
  • Fields of Specialization:
    History of Communication Technologies (with Stuart W. "Bill" Leslie)
    Business and Economic History (with Louis Galambos)
1999-2003: University of Colorado at Boulder 1997-1999: Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Staff Assistant, Harvard Information Infrastructure Project
  • Faculty Assistant for Lewis M. Branscomb and Harvey Brooks
1992-1996: Vassar College
Andrew L. Russell, Ph.D.