Ruth Schwartz Cowan’s Multi-year Project

Ruth Schwartz Cowan retired from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012.

She is now engaged (with Dan Kevles and Peter Westwick) in a  multi-year project to write the sesquicentennial history of the National  Academy of Sciences/National Research Council.  She is also preparing  (with Matthew Hersch) a second, expanded edition of her textbook, A Social History of American Technology.