Donald Angus MacKenzie
|Born||3 May 1950|
|Awards||1993 Robert K. Merton Award of the American Sociological Association|
|Alma mater||The University of Edinburgh|
|Main interests||Social studies of technology|
Donald Angus MacKenzie(born 3 May 1950) is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. His work constitutes a crucial contribution to the field of science and technology studies. He has also developed research in the field of social studies of finance. He has undertaken widely cited work on the history of statistics, eugenics, nuclear weapons, computing and finance, among other things.
In August 2006, MacKenzie was awarded the Chancellor's Award from Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, for his contributions to the field of science and technology studies. He is also the winner of the 1993 Robert K. Merton Award of the American Sociological Association and the 2005 John Desmond Bernal Prize of the Society for Social Studies of Science among many others.