Vulcan

The Journal of the History of Military Technology

Editor-in-Chief: Steven A. Walton
Vulcan solicits papers for a theme issue on “technological determinism(s) in military history” for Volume 7 (2019). Details can be found here.

Read the editorial by new editor, Professor Steven A. Walton, from Vulcan vol. 5: here.

Vulcan is a peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary journal which aims to cover all aspects of the social and cultural contexts of military invention and innovation. It focuses on questions such as: how do the social and cultural environments within the military itself or in the larger society affect military technological change? How does changing military technology affect other aspects of society and culture? Articles should address military technology as both agent and object of social change.

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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
Margaret Vining, Smithsonian Institution Washington
Hans Weinberger, Norsk Teknisk Museum
David Zimmerman, University of Victoria
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