Paul N. Edwards

Paul N. Edwards is a professor in the School of Information and Department of History at the University of Michigan, where he directs the university’s Science, Technology, and Society Program. His research explores the history, politics, and cultural aspects of computers, information infrastructures, and global climate science. His most recent book is A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming (MIT Press, 2010). In 2012 and 2013, he will be teaching at the Institut d’études politiques (SciencesPo) in Paris, working on a book tentatively titled After Fukushima: Climate Science, Nuclear Power, and Global Warming and co-authored with Gabrielle Hecht.