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Michael B Guenther

Guenther Michael
Assistant Professor
Department Chair of Technology Studies

Michael Guenther received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, and his M.A. & Ph.D from Northwestern University. His research examines the social and political dimensions of science in the eighteenth-century British Empire. His broader fields of interest include environmental history, science and technology studies, print culture, and the age of Enlightenment. He is also seeking to close the gap between his avid interest in gardening and the meager results he seems to encounter each summer.  

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-9816


(641) 269-4733

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On-Campus Address: 

1213 6th Avenue
Mears Cottage 315
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

B.A., University of Virginia M.A. & Ph.D, Northwestern University

Courses Taught: 

Britain in the Modern World; Enlightenment and Revolution in Early America; Environmental History of the Midwest & Great PlainsFrom the Age of Newton to Darwin; Science & Society: U.S. Environmental History; The Evolution of Technology

Primary Academic Interest: 

Environmental History; History of Science; Atlantic World

Curriculum Vitae/Resume: 

Department Chair: 

Technology Studies

On-Campus Address: 

315 Mears Cottage
Grinnell, IA
United States