Vulcan

The Journal of the History of Military Technology

Editor-in-Chief: Steven A. Walton
Prize Announcement
Vulcan invites submissions for its Early-Career Prize for an academic article of outstanding quality on the history of military technology. Deadline for submissions is 1 December 2019. Further details.

Vulcan is an international peer-reviewed journal which explores the history of military invention, innovation, and use. While technologies are both agents and objects in military activity, their histories are also intertwined with social and cultural factors. Vulcan goes beyond simple use narratives and asks how social, cultural, political, technical, and environmental factors affect and are affected by military technological change.

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Editorial Board

Founding Editor
Bart Hacker, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Editor-in-Chief:
Steven A. Walton, Michigan Technological University
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Book Review Editor
Ralph Richard Hamerla, University of Oklahoma
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Editorial Board
Michael Adas, Rutgers State University New Jersey
Vasily Borisov, Institute of the History of Science and Technology Moscow
Hans-Joachim Braun, Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg
Patrice Bret, l’International Committee of History of Technology
Ruth Rhynas Brown, Basiliscoe Leeds
Brenda Buchanan, University of Bath
Wayne Cocroft, English Heritage
Michael Aaron Dennis, University of Pennsylvania
David DeVorkin, Smithsonian Institution Washington
Kelly DeVries, Loyola University Maryland
Nicola Di Cosmo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
David E.H. Edgerton, Imperial College London
Bart Hacker, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Bert Hall, University of Toronto
David Mindell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Naomi Orskes, University of California
Jamel Ostwald, East Connecticut State University
Ciro Paoletti, L’Associazione di Studi Storici e Militari
Tracey Rihll, Swansea University
Carol Reardon, Pennsylvania State University
Alex Roland, Duke University
Ralph D. Sawyer, University of Massachusetts Amherst
John Schofield, University of York
Merritt Roe Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robert Douglas Smith, Basiliscoe Leeds
Jon Sumida, University of Maryland
John K. Thornton, Boston University
Helmuth Trischler, Ludwig-Maximilians University
Hans Weinberger, Norsk Teknisk Museum
David Zimmerman, University of Victoria

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