Professor of Information and History, University of Michigan

Paul N Edwards is Professor of Information and History at the University of Michigan. He writes and teaches about knowledge and information infrastructures. Edwards is the author of A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming (MIT Press, 2010) and The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America (MIT Press, 1996), and co-editor of Changing the Atmosphere: Expert Knowledge and Environmental Governance (MIT Press, 2001), as well as numerous articles.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Information and History, University of Michigan

Education

  • 1988 
    University of California, Santa Cruz, PhD, History of Consciousness