Andrew Pickering

Andrew Pickering

Andrew Pickering is a sociologist and historian of science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds a doctorate in physics from the University of London, and a doctorate in Science Studies from the University of Edinburgh. His book "Constructing Quarks: A Sociological History of Particle Physics" is a classic in the field of the sociology of science. He also authored "The mangle of practice: Time, agency and science" (University of Chicago Press, 1995). He is currently working on a book on the postwar social history of cybernetics.

External links

* [ Home page at UIUC]
* [ Ideas radio show, discusses Pickering's views of science and it's view in society]

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