Donald Angus MacKenzie
Born (1950-05-03) 3 May 1950 (age 72)
Awards1993 Robert K. Merton Award of the American Sociological Association
Academic background
Alma materThe University of Edinburgh
Academic work
Main interestsSocial studies of technology

Donald Angus MacKenzie FBA FRSE FAcSS (born 3 May 1950)[1] 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.

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References

  1. ^ "MacKenzie, Donald A." Library of Congress. Retrieved 13 February 2015. data view p. (b. 03/05/1950)