The Department of History and Sociology of Science everywhere in the January issue of Technology and Culture.
PhD Candidate Whitney Laemmli's article "A Case in Pointe: Romance and Regimentation at the New York City Ballet" is the first article in the volume (and the cover illustration for the volume is drawn from this article as well.) It is based on research first presented in her Robinson Prize-winning presentation at SHOT 2011. (SHOT's Robinson Prize is awarded to the best presentation by a scholar presenting for the first time at the conference).
There is a review essay, "Reviving Animals as Technology" by Peter Soppelsa of Ann Norton Greene's book, Horses at Work: Harnessing Power in Industrial America.
The award citation for Phd alum and current lecturer Megan Crnic's 2013 Robinson Prize is published in this volume.
There is a review of Phd alum Thomas Misa's book, Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry, and other reviews written by Phd alums Amy Slaton and Joel Howell.
More broadly, there is a review of Reimagining Business History, co-authored by Penn History Phd alum Philip Scranton, and a review of Engineering Philadelphia by Dominic Vitiello, Penn History Phd alum and associate professor in the School of Design, both scholars well-known to department folk.