Board members

Ernst Homburg (chair, Maastricht University) is professor (emeritus) of the History of Science and Technology at Maastricht University. Among many other activities, he was one of the editors of a two-book series on the History of Technology in the Netherlands in the 19th resp. the 20th century.

Brigitte van Tiggelen is the Science History Institute’s director of international affairs, working from the Institute’s office in Paris. She started her career in the history of chemistry with a PhD devoted to the Chemical Revolution in the southern Low Countries.

Arthur Daemmrich is the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Director of the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian Institution. His scholarly work analyzes the emergence of technology-based industries and the relationship between regulation and innovation.

Christof Mauch is director of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and chair in American Culture and Transatlantic Relations at LMU Munich. He is also an affiliated professor in the History Faculty of LMU Munich and an honorary professor and honorary fellow at the Center for Ecological History at Renmin University.

Randal Hall (Center for Environmental Studies) is William P. Hobby Professor American History at Rice University and editor of the Journal of Southern History. His most recent book is Mountains on the Market: Industry, the Environment, and the South (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012).