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John K. Smith

Associate Professor Emeritus

Room 331 - Maginnes Hall

PHD, Delaware, 1986

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Additional Interests

  • Technology

Research Statement

Professor Smith, trained both as an engineer and a historian, specializes in the history of technology and business history. His research interests focus on the history of industrial research and development and the chemical industry. He is co-author of Science and Corporate Strategy: DuPont R&D, 1902-1980, and he has published articles in Technology and Culture, and Science.