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Georgia Institute of Technology

John Krige has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and a Ph.D. in the history and philosophy of science from the University of Sussex (Brighton, United Kingdom). He joined the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2000 as Kranzberg Professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society. Prior to that, he directed a research group in the history of science and technology at the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie in Paris and was the project leader of a team that wrote the history of the European Space Agency.

His most recent published work includes John Krige and Jessica Wang, eds., Nation, Knowledge and Imagined Futures: Science, Technology and Nation-Building, Post-1945, History and technology, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2015, pp. 171–340; and Sharing Knowledge, Shaping Europe: US Technological Collaboration and Nonproliferation (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, July 2016).

In November 2017 Krige organized an international workshop on “Writing the Transnational History of Science and Technology.” The proceedings will be published in 2018. He and Mario Daniels (Georgetown University) have also signed an advance contract with the University of Chicago Press for a book entitled Knowledge Regulation and National Security in Postwar America.