Segal, Howard P.

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SEGAL, Howard P.

SEGAL, Howard P. American, b. 1948. Genres: Technology. Career: Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, visiting instructor in history, 1975; University of Cincinnati, OH, lecturer in history, 1975-76; Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, lecturer in history, 1976-77; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, assistant professor of history, 1978-83; Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, adjunct assistant professor of history, 1983-84; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, lecturer in history of science, 1984-86, visiting associate professor, summers, 1988-90; University of Maine, assistant professor, 1986-88, associate professor, 1988-92, professor of history, 1992-96, Bird and Bird Professor of History, 1996-, associate director of Technology and Society Project, College of Engineering, 1986-88, director of the project, 1988-. Publications: Technological Utopianism in American Culture, 1985; (with A. Marcus) Technology in America: A Brief History, 1989, 2nd ed., 1999; Future Imperfect: The Mixed Blessings of Technology in America, 1994; (ed. with Y. Ezrahi and E. Mendelsohn) Technology, Pessimism, and Post-Modernism, 1994; Recasting the Machine Age: Henry Ford's Village Industries, 2004. Contributor to scholarly journals, popular magazines, and newspapers. Address: Department of History, 5774 Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5774, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]