Mackenzie, Donald (Angus)
MACKENZIE, Donald (Angus)
MACKENZIE, Donald (Angus). Scottish, b. 1950. Genres: Sociology. Career: University of Edinburgh, Scotland, lecturer, 1975-88, reader, 1988-92, professor of sociology, 1992-, lecturer in Science Studies Unit, 1983-84. Deakin University, Drapers' Company Visiting Lecturer, 1981; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, visiting scholar, 1984; Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris, research associate at Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation, 1987; Harvard University, visiting professor, 1997-98; guest lecturer at colleges and universities. Publications: (with C. Cockburn, J. Holloway, and others) In and against the State, 1980; Statistics in Britain, 1865-1930: The Social Construction of Scientific Knowledge, 1981;(ed. with J. Wajcman) The Social Shaping of Technology, 1985, 2nd ed., 1999; Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance, 1990; Knowing Machines: Essays on Technical Change, 1996; Mechanizing Proof: Computing, Risk, and Trust, 2001. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals and newspapers. Address: School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh, Adam Ferguson Bldg, George Sq, Edinburgh EH8 9LL, Scotland.