Ph.D., University of Washington
Globalization and international standardization, scientific institutions, history of science
David Alan Grier teaches the cornerstone course in the International Science & Technology Policy Program. He has a B.A. in Mathematics from Middlebury College and a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Washington in Seattle. He has published extensively on the development of computation and the institutions that support computation in publications ranging from the American Mathematical Monthly to The Washington Post. He has been the Joseph Henry Lecturer at the Washington Philosophical Society. He currently writes the column and blog "The Known World" for IEEE Computer and has served as the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.
- The Company We Keep (IEEE Computer Society, 2012)
- Too Soon to Tell (John Wiley, 2009)
- When Computers Were Human (Princeton University Press, 2005)